TABOULEH

 

  • Cooking Time:
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time: 2 hours, 10 m

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches of fresh parsley (1 1/2 cup chopped, with stems discarded)
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh mint, chopped
  • I medium onion, finely chopped
  • 6 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup bulghur, medium grade
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Directions

  • Soak bulghur in water for 1 1/2 to 2 hours in cold water until soft.
  • Squeeze out excess water from bulghur using hands or paper towel.
  • Combine all ingredients, except for salt, pepper, lemon juice, and olive oil.
  • Sprinkle olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper on top.
  • Serve immediately or chill in refrigerator

Notes

Tabouleh is a salad it can be eaten in pita bread, scooped onto pita bread, or traditionally with a fork. In the Middle East, fresh grape leaves are used as a scoop.

You can add carrots, cucumbers, red or green onions.

Categories: Middle Eastern  Misc. Salad 

Website Credit: http://mideastfood.about.com/od/soupssalads/r/taboulehrecipe.htm

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