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
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • 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

109.5 calories; protein 4g 8% DV; carbohydrates 24.1g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 4.8g 19% DV; sugars 4.4g; fat 0.4g 1% DV; saturated fat 0.1g; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 258.9IU 5% DV; vitamin c 3.6mg 6% DV; folate 9.1mcg 2% DV; calcium 15.8mg 2% DV; iron 0.8mg 4% DV; magnesium 42.9mg 15% DV; potassium 158.8mg 4% DV; sodium 293.2mg 12% DV.