Lebanese tabbouleh

Lebanese tabbouleh authentic recipe

Lebanese tabbouleh is a lemony herb salad made with fine bulgur wheat, romaine lettuce, and tomatoes and dressed with olive oil and lemon juice. It is a very refreshing, light, and healthy salad. You can also eat this as a side dish with hummus, falafel, feta, and olives. Bulgur wheat is parboiled cracked wheat so it’s a whole grain which is very good for health.

You can also try Fattoush salad, Manakish recipe (Lebanese flatbread) in an easy way          

Ingredients for making Lebanese tabbouleh authentic recipe:

Fine Bulgur wheat – ¼ cup

Garlic minced – 1 small clove

Lemon juice – 2 tsp

Fresh flat-leaf parsley chopped – 3 cups

Fresh mint chopped – ¼ cup

Ripe tomatoes finely chopped – 1 big

Scallions finely chopped – 1 bunch

Kosher salt – as per taste

Extra virgin olive oil – ¼ cup

Romaine lettuce heart leaves – 1


Firstly, take a bowl, put bulgur in it, and fill it with water up to ½ inches. Soak for 20 minutes.

Then, drain it with a cheesecloth strainer and squeeze out excess water by pressing it against the strainer.

After that, transfer it to a large bowl, put garlic, lemon juice, parsley, mint, tomatoes, scallions, and salt, and toss everything well.

Then, leave it at room temperature or put it into the fridge so that the bulgur absorbs liquid well.

Now, add olive oil and toss well.

Finally, adjust the seasoning as per taste and serve with lettuce leaves.

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