This fresh and healthy Lebanese Tabouleh Salad Recipe uses mostly herbs with a little bulghar. Tabouleh is a traditional and authentic Lebanese salad dish! Learn how to make make best Tabouleh.
Preparation 20 mins plus soaking
Ingredients - Serves 2
50g bulghar wheat
50g flat-leaf parsley , chopped
50g mint , chopped
200g ripe tomatoes , deseeded and diced
3 spring onion , finely sliced
juice 1 lemon
3 tbsp olive oil
1. Rinse the bulghar wheat in a sieve until the water runs clear. Drain well, then transfer to a bowl. Pour over 200ml boiling water, cover with cling film and leave to soak for 30 mins or so while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
2. Keeping the parsley in a bunch, chop the leaves roughly. Don't worry about the inclusion of some of the stalks; this all adds to the flavour. Now do the same with the mint. Put the chopped herbs in a large bowl and add the tomato and spring onion.
3. Thoroughly drain the bulghar, then add to herb mix, along with lemon juice and olive oil. Mix thoroughly, season and serve.
Nutrition per serving
269 kcalories, protein 5g, carbohydrate 24g, fat 18 g, saturated fat 2g, fibre 2g, salt 0.05 g
Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2009.
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