Heirloom Tomato Tabbouleh Salad Heirloom Tomato Tabbouleh Salad

Heirloom Tomato Tabbouleh Salad | Food styling by Michael Elliott | Prop styling by Madeleine Johari Image by: Angus Fergusson

Load up on fresh herbs, cucumbers and a variety of colourful tomatoes at your local farmers' market for this dish.

  • Prep time 30 minutes
  • Total time 30 minutes
  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups whole grain coarse bulgur
  • 1/4 cup red quinoa , rinsed
  • 4 large heirloom tomatoes , cut in wedges or sliced
  • 1 shallot , thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses or balsamic glaze
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint
  • Quarter English cucumber , thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts , toasted

Method

In saucepan, bring 2 cups water to boil. Stir in bulgur and quinoa; return to boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until no liquid remains, 15 to 18 minutes. Fluff with fork; let cool.

Meanwhile, in large bowl, gently toss together tomatoes, shallot and 1/2 tsp of the salt. Let stand.

In small bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, molasses and remaining salt. Pour over bulgur mixture. Add parsley, mint and cucumber; toss to mix. Spoon onto platter; top with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with pine nuts. (Make-ahead: Stir together bulgur, quinoa and dressing; refrigerate in airtight container for up to 24 hours. When ready to serve, toss with tomatoes, shallot, parsley, mint and cucumber; sprinkle with pine nuts.)

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 5 g
  • Sodium 300 mg
  • Sugars 6 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Calories 203
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Potassium 438 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 25 g

%RDI

  • Iron 17
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 17
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 15
  • Vitamin C 33
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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Heirloom Tomato Tabbouleh Salad

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