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Think a salad can’t fill you up? Think again! Thanks to the tabbouleh, a complex carb, this salad is sure to curb any appetite. Add the crunchy cucumber, juicy watermelon and fresh herbs and what’s not to love?!

Feta, Watermelon & Tabbouleh Salad 

Ingredients:
1 cup bulgur wheat
2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
7 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 ½ cups parsley, finely chopped
8 oz. watermelon in ½-inch cubes
6 oz. feta, crumbled
5 oz. English cucumber in ½-inch cubes
½ cup red onion, finely chopped
¾ cup fresh dill, chopped
Dash of rosemary
8 medium shrimp
Salt and pepper to taste

Yield:
Six, 1-cup servings

Directions:

  • Place the bulgur in a medium bowl. Add enough very hot water to cover and let soak, covered, for 30 minutes.
  • Drain and repeat.
  • Transfer to a large bowl.
  • In a saucepan, sauté shrimp with a Tbsp. of olive oil and a dash of rosemary.
  • In a small bowl, combine the vinegar and lemon juice. Whisk in the remaining olive oil.
  • Toss the dressing with the bulgur.
  • Add parsley, watermelon, feta, cucumber, dill and onion. Toss to combine.
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Sources:
Balance Your Life, Summer 2012

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