Traditional Tabbouleh Salad

Author: Canadian Living

Parsley and mint mingle into bright flavours in this classic Middle Eastern dish.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2007

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup medium bulgur
  • 3 cups chopped, seeded tomatoes
  • 1 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh mint
  • 4 green onions minced
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Method

Place bulgur in fine sieve; rinse several times with water. Transfer to bowl; cover with 1/2 inch (1 cm) water and let stand for 20 minutes. Drain; squeeze with hands to remove excess water.

In large bowl, combine bulgur, tomatoes, parsley, mint and onions. Whisk together lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper; add to bulgur mixture, tossing to coat. (Make-ahead: Cover and set aside for up to 8 hours.)

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 178 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 223.0
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 23 g

%RDI

  • Iron 20.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 30.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 28.0
  • Vitamin C 82.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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