Deniz and I modified this recipe of tabouli from the Ziad bulgur package to meet our tastes.  It has a lot less lemon than typical tabouli, which we like a lot, because it brings out the taste of all of the other ingredients!  Yum!

Tabouli (Tabbouleh)

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Tabouli or Tabbouleh is a vegetarian Mediterranean salad made with bulgur and fresh herbs.


  • 1/2 c bulgur medium fine #2
  • 1 c tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 c persian cucumbers finely chopped
  • 1 green onion finely chopped
  • 1 c parsley finely chopped
  • 1/2 c mint leaves finely chopped
  • 1 t lemon juice
  • 1/4 olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Place the bulgur in the bowl and wash, if needed (per package) and drain.
  • Pour boiling water into the bowl until the bulgur is just covered with water. ¬†Cover the bowl and let sit for 30 minutes.
  • Prepare the remaining ingredients as described in the ingredients list.
  • Place the chopped ingredients into a large serving bowl. ¬†Add the cooled bulgur.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and salt and pepper to taste.
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