Healthy living

Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a popular Lebanese salad.

Preparation time: 10minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cracked wheat (bulgar)
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1 small cucumber, diced
  • 3 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup mint, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Method

1. Cover the cracked wheat with cold water and soak for 15 minutes.

2. Strain through a sieve and squeeze out excess moisture.

3. Mix with remaining ingredients and serve chilled.

Hint

This salad may be made a day ahead.

Notes

  • For best results use flat leaf parsley when available.
  • For a more substantial meal, add 425g can drained chickpeas.
  • Serve with grilled fish or meat.
  • Great with Tuna Salad in Turkish bread.
  • 11 serves of vegetables in this recipe.

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