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5 from 2 votes

Tabbouleh Salad

A classic Middle Eastern Salad made with bulgur wheat, tomatoes, cucumbers, fresh herbs, and a light lemon-olive oil dressing.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup bulgur wheat
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 1/3 cup sliced scallions
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cucumbers
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • 1. Place the bulgur wheat in a large bowl. Bring the water to a boil and stir in the salt. Pour the water over the bulgur. Let it sit for 30 minutes, or until all of the water is absorbed.
  • 2. While the bulgur is soaking, whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil in a small bowl. Add in the minced garlic and whisk again. Pour the dressing over the bulgur and stir.
  • 3. Add in the scallions, tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, and mint. Stir until combined. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Note-this salad will keep in the refrigerator for several days.