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This was the best little salad to come through my kitchen as of late (and with all of the greens abounding out there, there sure have been a lot of salads). It’s a nice creative take on taboulleh.  Yum.  It happened the way so many good recipes happen.  You take a bunch of random stuff out of the fridge, the pantry and the garden and you let inspiration dictate the rest.

Here’s a very rough recipe for my most happy accident:

Make up a cup or two of bulgur (I like to toast it in the pan a tiny bit before adding the water).  Chop up a head or two of baby bok choy, mince some red onion and roughly chop up a good handful of kalamata olives.  Throw in a can of garbanzo beans.  Add a few tablespoons of chopped mint and basil.  Mix all veggies and herbs together with the cooked bulgur.  Add a couple of tablespoons of dressing (I made mine with olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard and a splash of champagne vinegar),  season with salt & pepper and dig in.

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