Tabbouleh is a popular Middle-Eastern salad from Lebanon made of bulgur with fresh mint and parsley.It is usually served as a mezze dish or as a side with grilled meats or fish.The quantities of its ingredients vary from country to country but a traditional tabbouleh is usually made with copious amounts of parsley.
1 1/2 c bulger
3 c water
2 c firm,ripe tomatoes, finely chopped
1 small yellow onion, peeled & finely chopped
1/3 c fresh mint,finely chopped
4 c fresh parsley, finely chopped
1/2 c olive oil
juice of 1 lemon
salt & pepper
- Soak the bulgur in water for about 30 minutes until soft & chewy.Drain and squeeze out any excess moisture.Put in a mixing bowl.
- Mix in the tomatoes, onion, mint, parsley thoroughly.
- Pour in the olive oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper.Mix.Adjust seasonings if necessary.