Tabbouleh
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Serves: 4
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Tabbouleh is a popular Lebanese salad.
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup cracked wheat (bulgar)
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 small cucumber, diced
  • 3 spring onions (including green tops), sliced
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tbs olive oil

Method

  1. Cover the cracked wheat with cold water and soak for 15 minutes.
  2. Strain through a sieve and squeeze out excess moisture.
  3. Mix with remaining ingredients and serve chilled.

Hint
This salad may be made a day ahead.

Recipe from Healthy Food Fast © State of Western Australia, 2012. Reproduced with permission.


Variation: For best results use flat leaf parsley when available. For a more substantial meal, add 425g can drained chickpeas.
Serving Suggestion: Serve with grilled fish or meat.

Healthy tip!

Try mustard instead of mayonnaise to add extra flavour to your salads and sandwiches.

Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 629 kJ 308 kJ
Protein 5.2 g 2.5 g
Fat, total 0.8 g 0.4 g
— saturated 0.1 g 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 24.7 g 12.1 g
— sugars 3.6 g 1.8 g
Sodium 20.7 mg 10.1 mg
Fibre 6.7 g 3.3 g

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