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Sweet Bulgur Salad

What you need: 

1/4 cup rice vinegar
2T olive oil
2 cloves crushed garlic
1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
salt and pepper to taste

What you do: 

Bulgur:
Ingredients (use vegan versions):
1 cup dry bulgur wheat* 1 cup tepid water
Directions:
Combine bulgur and water in a large mixing bowl and let sit for approximately 30 minutes or until all water has been absorbed, tossing lightly with a fork to aid absorption.
* Bulgur is cracked wheat used in Middle Eastern food, such as Tabbouli Salad. It is available at Trader Joes and Ralphs in a small red box under the brand name Ala.
Ingredients (use vegan versions):
1 large firm sweet apple peeled, cored and chopped 2 tablespoon lemon juice
Directions:
Chop the apple and soak in lemon juice until reacy for final combining to prevent apple from turning brown.
Ingredients (use vegan versions):
2 cups of slightly steam fresh corn, frozen corn or drained, canned corn 1/2 cup any color chopped sweet bell pepper 6 scallions (green onions) chopped 1/2 cup chopped tomatos (plum is best) drained 1 cup yellow raisins (do not substitute) 1 cup (or more) finely chopped fresh basil
Directions:
Combine bulgur wheat and all other ingredients in a very large mixing bowl and toss with dressing. Serve or refrigerate. This salad travels well and will keep about a week in the refrigerator.

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