California Bulgur Salad with Kiwi Fruit and Lemon Mint Dressing

  • 1 cup #3 coarse bulgur wheat
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup diagonally sliced green onions
  • Lemon Mint Dressing (see below)
  • 1 cup finely shredded red cabbage
  • 2 to 3 about 3 to 3-1/2 oz. each California kiwifruit (pared and sliced)
  • 1 cooked 10 to 12 oz. chicken breast (boned, skinned and sliced or cooked whitefish, cut into serving-sized pieces., 10-12 oz.)
  1. Versatile Bulgur Salad can be served with light meat, such as chicken or fish and can be eaten alone or as a side dish.
  2. Saute bulgur and mushrooms in butter until golden; add chicken broth, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Cool. Toss with green onions and 1/4 cup Lemon Mint Dressing. Arrange bulgur, cabbage and kiwifruit on plates with sliced chicken or fish; drizzle with remaining Lemon Mint Dressing.
  3. Lemon Mint Dressing: Combine 6 Tbsp. lemon juice, 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil and 4 tsp. honey with 2 tsp. each grated lemon peel and fresh minced mint leaves; mix well. Makes about 1/2 cup.
  4. Note: One tsp. dried crushed mint can be substituted.