Southwestern Cracked Wheat Salad

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 8 servings

A high fiber (and delicious) salad.

Creacked wheat is found in health food stores or in groceries in tabbouleh mixes.

Ingredients

2 cups water
1 1/2 cups cracked wheat (bulgur)
1 -- (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 -- (10-ounce) package frozen corn, thawed and drained
1 1/2 cups chopped tomato
1 bunch green onions (scallions), chopped
1 tablespoon minced cilantro
3 tablespoons orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder

Instructions

  1. Bring water to a boil and pour over cracked wheat in a bowl.  Let set 45 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.  Drain any excess liquid.  Add black beans, corn, tomato, green onions and cilantro.  In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice, lemon juice, cumin and chili powder.  Toss dressing with salad mixture.  Refrigerate.

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