A classic tabbouleh salad recipe, made in the style of my grandmother. Bright flavors, fresh ingredients, and a beautiful presentation make this salad a favorite! * GoodieGodmother.com
Classic Tabbouleh Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

A classic tabbouleh salad recipe, made in the style of my grandmother. Bright flavors, fresh ingredients, and a beautiful presentation make this salad a favorite!

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Mary (The Goodie Godmother)
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup find bulgur wheat (#1) 170 g
  • 1/2 bunch fresh parsley (about 2 cups) 56 g, 2 oz
  • 1 small bunch scallions 56 g, 2 oz
  • 2 medium tomatoes 250 g, 1/2 lb
  • 3-4 sprigs fresh mint (about 1/2 cup chopped leaves) 13 g, 1/2 oz
  • 1 long (English) cucumber 300 g, 10 oz
  • 1/2 small onion 60 g, 4 oz
  • 1/2 cup olive oil 108 g
  • 2-3 lemons juice from
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • lettuce leaves for serving and garnish, if desired
Instructions
  1. Place the bulgur wheat in a bowl with enough warm water to cover the wheat by half an inch. Set aside.

  2. Finely dice the parsley, scallions, tomatoes (remove seeds), mint leaves, onion, and cucumber and place in a medium mixing bowl.

  3. Squeeze the water out of the wheat and add the wheat to the vegetable bowl along with the olive oil, salt, and juice from 2 lemons. Stir to combine. Adjust salt and add more lemon if desired. 

  4. You may serve immediately, but I like to refrigerate for about 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend. Best the day it's prepared.