Tabbouleh Recipe

Lebanese Tabbouleh Recipe

Tabbouleh is prepared mainly with parsley, mint, and bulgur in a light dressing! Easy and light, this recipe makes for a healthful and delicious side dish!

Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Tabbouleh
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 150 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 cup extra fine bulgur wheat
  • 2 cups boiling water very hot
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 Roma tomatoes very finely chopped
  • 1 English cucumber seedless and very finely chopped
  • 2 bunches parsley
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup green onions finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt to taste


  1. Wash parsley and mint leaves, drain well, remove stems and very finely chop.
  2. Stir together bulgur and 1 tablespoon oil in a heatproof bowl. Pour boiling water over, and cover tightly with plastic wrap, let stand 15-20 minutes. Drain using a sieve, pressing onto the bulgur to remove any excess liquid.
  3. Add the bulgur to a large bowl, add the chopped parsley, mint, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, lemon juice, and olive oil. Mix to combine.
  4. For best results, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Serve with pita bread on the side.

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Nutrition Facts
Lebanese Tabbouleh Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 13mg1%
Potassium 348mg10%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 720IU14%
Vitamin C 15.6mg19%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.