Easy & Best Tabbouleh Salad- Refreshing Lebanese Salad

Perfect salad for Summer, refreshing & cooling…

Tabbouleh is a popular Middle Eastern salad, it is usually served as part of a meze- selection of small sides serves as appetizers. I had this salad a few days ago when I visited Tobermory, I instantly fell for it. Refreshing salad and is perfect to have on a warm summer day. Bulgur wheat is the main ingredient for this salad; combined with tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, mint leaves & onions; drizzled with lemon juice & olive oil and seasoned with freshly ground pepper & salt. The addition of lemon juice makes this salad refreshing, cucumber provides the cooling effect. Bulgur wheat is rich in fiber and is filling. Altogether, it is a perfect salad. Can be served along with grilled chicken, fish, steak, or lamb.

 

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Easy & Best Tabbouleh Salad- Refreshing Lebanese Salad
 
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 5 people
Ingredients
  • Bulgur Wheat, cooked- 3 cups
  • Tomatoes, chopped- 3
  • Cucumber, chopped- 1 cup
  • Red onions or Green onions, chopped- ¼ to ½ cup
  • Parsley chopped- ¼ cup (or cilantro)
  • Fresh mint leaves, chopped- 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice- juice from half lemon
  • Olive oil- 3 tbsp
  • Fresh ground black pepper- ½ tsp
  • Salt- 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. I cooked the bulgur wheat in boiling water.
  2. In a saucepan, combine 1 cup bulgur wheat & 4 cups water, cook over medium heat for 20 minutes till wheat turns soft. Do not over cook the wheat.
  3. Drain the water, rinse with cold water and keep aside.
  4. In a large bowl, combine cold bulgur wheat (3 cups) along with all the other ingredients.
  5. Combine well, keep aside for 30 minutes before serving.
  6. This can be enjoyed as it is or serve along with grilled chicken, fish, steak or lamb and feel refreshed.
Notes
Use fresh parsley & mint leaves, and add freshly squeezed lemon juice for better taste.

 

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