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Healthy Tabouleh Salad
Tabbouleh is a Lebanese salad made up with bulgur, tomatoes, cucumbers, lots of parsley and green onions. The special touch: mint
The dressing is simple, lemon juice and olive oil with a dash of salt.
Soak the bulgur
I normally soak up 1 cup of bulgur which will turn into around 2 1/2 cups. You can keep the
Lemon, Mint and Bulgur Tabbouleh Salad
4 side portions or 2 meal portions
1 1/2 cup bulgur (soaked
1 small cucumber chopped
1/2 to 1 field tomato (around 3/4 cup) chopped
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tbs olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 green onions chopped
fresh mint chopped
Soak the bulgur in cold water
Drain it well. I pour it into a strainer and let it sit for a while, squeezing a bit.
Mix everything together, adjust salt and mint and serve immediately.
This Lemon, Mint and Bulgur Tabbouleh Salad will last in the fridge for one day, without losing much of its crunchiness.
Tabbouleh is extremely popular in several countries of the Middle East, but is also gaining popularity in Western cuisine as a healthy, vegetarian food that is low in fat yet provides fiber, minerals
A popular version of this salad is to substitute