2 cups boiling water

1 cup #3 coarse bulgur wheat

½ cup vegetable oil

½ cup fresh lemon juice

salt to taste

ground black pepper to taste

1 cup chopped green onions

1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained

1 cup chopped fresh parsley

1 cup grated carrots


In a heatproof bowl, pour boiling water over bulgur. Let stand 1 hour at room temperature.

In a small bowl, beat together oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Pour over bulgur; and mix with a fork.

Place bulgur in the bottom of a nice glass serving bowl. Layer vegetables and garbanzo beans in this order on top of the bulgur: green onions, garbanzo beans, parsley, and carrots on top. Cover, and refrigerate. Toss salad just before serving.