Tabbouleh Salad Recipe


This is a salad you see a lot in the grocery store deli. It is very simple to make and very tasty to eat. The main ingredient is parsley so be sure to use Italian parsley for best flavour. Enjoy half a whole wheat pita along side your exotic yet simple lunch.

Step 1

In saucepan bring water to boil; add bulgur. Cover and reduce heat to low and cook for about 10 minutes or until water is absorbed. Using fork, scrape into large bowl; let cool.

Step 2

In small bowl whisk together lemon rind and juices, oil, garlic, salt, pepper, cumin and cayenne; pour over bulgur. Stir in chickpeas, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, mint and chives until well combined.

Makes 4 servings.

Things You'll Need

  • 10fl.oz (250ml) water
  • 4oz (120grm) bulgur
  • 1/2tsp grated lemon rind
  • 2tbsp lemon juice
  • 2tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2tsp each salt and pepper
  • 1/4tsp ground cumin
  • 1can (19 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 plum tomatoes, diced
  • Quarter cucumber, diced
  • Small bunch finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 7tbsp finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1tbsp chopped fresh chives

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sarah naughton an member who donated this recipe.