Tabouli Salad or Tabbouleh


Tabouli salad or Tabbouleh is a simple Mediterranean salad made with very finely chopped herbs and vegetables.  Lots of fresh parsley, mint, and fine bulgur wheat, all tossed with lime juice and salt (black pepper optional). Enjoy this salad as a ‘Mezze’ appetizer or as a side to a middle eastern feast accompanying foods such as Felafel, Schawarma and much more.

🔻Featured GOLCHIN Ingredients:

-1/2 cup bulgur #4 (soaked)

-freshly grinned salt and pepper to taste

-1/2 cup lemon juice


🔻Fresh Ingredients:

-3-4 cups fresh finely chopped parsley

-1/2 cup fresh mint finely chopped 1/2 cup

-4 medium fresh tomatoes chopped

-1 medium white onion chopped

-Optional: use romaine lettuce leaves as a bowl for serving the tabouli.


Directions by @happinessbakes:

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-Soak 1/2 cup bulgur in 1 cup if hot water, cover the bowl and let it sit for 20 minutes. - The Bulgar will absorb all the water and will be fluffy.

-Fluff with a utensil

-Combine all chopped herbs, tomatoes, onion in a bowl  add the fluffy bulgur was well. Mix!

-Now add the lemon juice, salt and pepper toss everything together. Cover the bowl and let it set in the fridge for 15 minutes.


♦️GOLCHIN Tips 💡

🔻In this tabouli recipe, Golchin recommends extra fine bulgur, Bulgar #4.

🔻To achieve the right tabouli texture, you will need to chop the vegetables as finely as possible

🔻Optional non-traditional additions:

 -Add chopped Persian cucumbers for crunch added. 

 -Pomegranate seeds for extra flavor

 -Extra virgin olive oil to soften the herbs and for added flavor

 -For best results, cover the tabouli and refrigerate for 30 mins or more

 -Transfer to a serving platter. If you like, serve the tabouli with a side of

  pita and romaine lettuce leaves, which act as wraps or "boats" for

  the tabouli.


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