Tuesday, June 2, 2009


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.

4-6 servings


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

  1. Soak the bulgur in water for about 30 minutes until soft & chewy.Drain and squeeze out any excess moisture.Put in a mixing bowl.

  2. Mix in the tomatoes, onion, mint, parsley thoroughly.

  3. Pour in the olive oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper.Mix.Adjust seasonings if necessary.

  4. Serve
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1 comment:

  1. I love tabbouleh but usually put a scant portion of bulgur in it.