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Tabouleh

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Ingredients
  Cracked wheat 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Bulgur)
  Boiling water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Fresh parsley 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Fresh mint 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Tomatoes 3
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Soak bulgur in 1 cup lemon juice for about twenty minutes. No need to drain the bulgur since the lemon juice will be all absorbed.
2. Chop the tomatoes (small dice).
3. Clean the parsley and remove the large stems (you want mostly leaves)and chop fine.
4. Cut the onion, small dice.

MAKING
5. Add the bulgur and tomato in a large bowl.
6. Add salt, pepper, allspice, lemon juice, olive oil, mint, parsley and optional minced jalapeno.
7. Taste for seasoning. If too dry, you can add additional lemon juice and olive oil and mix well.
8. Let your Tabouli rest for half an hour before serving, this will allow the flavors to mix and taste better - you can cover the bowl with plastic wrap and leave in the refrigerator for a few hours or overnight, tossing occasionally.

SERVING
9. Serve with cabbage or lettuce leaves and sliced cucumber - scoop some tabouli into a leaf and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Middle Eastern
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Parsley, Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Subtitle: 
Traditional Lebanese Salad
Tabouleh is the most popular of all Arabic salads, parsley being the main ingredient in this dish, it is unique as parsley is normally used for garnish only. Watch the video and try this sumptuous piquant salad, it's flavors are adorable.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 505 Calories from Fat 327

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g57.1%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g25.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 233 mg9.7%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.2%

Dietary Fiber 10.3 g41%

Sugars 10.6 g

Protein 7 g14.3%

Vitamin A 85.3% Vitamin C 151.9%

Calcium 11% Iron 21%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

2 Comments

Hyde.Ray's picture
nice music. how did u get arabic characters in title?
Summer's picture
Hi Hyde, Thanks for your comment. i have an arabic keyboard on my computer! so i type arabic too :)
Tabouleh Recipe Video, Traditional Lebanese Salad