Tabbouleh in the middle east has much more parsley than bulgur, unlike versions in the west. I make it without the optional olive oil and garlic, but they are usually used. You can add more or less ingredients to suit your taste. SOURCE: Me :)
- Parsley, tomatoes and onions must be finely minced.
- Combine the parsley, tomatoes, and onions.
- Prepare the bulgur as specified on the package; cool completely and add to the parsley mixture.
- Combine the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper; mix well.
- Add the lemon mixture to the salad, mix and refrigerate till serving.
- Tabbouleh should be eaten within two days.
Good tabbouleh! I used a shallot instead of red onion (I discovered, last minute, that I was out of red onion), and I included the optional olive oil and garlic. I used only 1 1/2 tb. bulgur, and I'll probably use a bit more next time. Thanks for sharing this fresh-tasting salad recipe!
This was my first attempt at making my own tabbouleh and I have to say I was impressed with myself! I usually stick to super easy recipes but am trying to venture out. This has a very fresh taste to it and I might add some more olive oil next time. I didnt use much bulgur at all. Thanks najwa!
Best tabbouleh I've ever had...very light and refreshing. Thanks, Sandi.