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Tabbouleh Salad

Tabbouleh Salad - a traditional refreshing tabbouleh salad featuring bulgur wheat, tomatoes, cucumber and loads of parsley and mint dressed with lemon juice and olive oil.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: salad recipe, tabbouleh salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 215kcal
Author: Joanna Cismaru


  • 1/2 cup bulgur wheat uncooked
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 or 2 lemons, depending on size
  • 3 cups tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 English cucumber about 1 cup, chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onions about 7 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Add water to a small pot and bring water to boil. When the water is boiling add the bulgur and cover. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for about 5 minutes or until all the water is absorbed. Stir occasionally. Let the bulgur cool.
  • Add bulgur to a large bowl, then add remaining ingredients. Toss well.


Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 482mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1784IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2mg