Kick up the fiber in your diet with the chewy bulgur in this fresh side dish salad. Serve the diabetic-friendly salad on its own or with beef, pork, or chicken.

Diabetic Living Magazine



  • Coat an unheated large nonstick saucepan with nonstick saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat over medium heat. Add shallots; cook and stir about 3 minutes or just until tender. Add broth; bring to boiling. Stir in bulgur. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until tender. Transfer to a large bowl. Cover with foil; chill about 3 hours or until cool.

  • Add cucumber, cranberries, cilantro, lime peel, lime juice, salt, and pepper; mix well. If desired, serve with lime wedges.


To make ahead: Prepare the tabbouleh as directed. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours.

Nutrition Facts

109 calories; 0.4 g total fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 293 mg sodium. 24.1 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; Full Nutrition