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Bulgur Chickpea Salad

1 cup bulgur
2 cups boiling water
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 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.