Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh

Vegetarian dish

(Cracked Wheat & Herb Salad)

Preparation Time: 30 MINS
SERVES 4-6

3 bunches flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
(stems discarded)
1 medium onion, finely chopped
6 medium tomatoes, finely chopped, seeded
2 teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
juice of 3 lemons
100g (4oz) fine *bulgur (cracked wheat)
250ml (9fl oz) boiling water
1 tablespoon mint, finely chopped

Before you start prepare all the above ingredients ready.
Place cracked wheat in a large bowl. Add boiling water and set aside to soak for 15 minutes.
Place chopped parsley, mint, onions and tomatoes in a large bowl then add the salt and pepper.
Now mix all your ingredients thoroughly.
Drain the cracked wheat, squeeze out excess water and add to the bowl and combine.
Finally add lemon juice, olive oil and mix all ingredients.
Note: Serve chilled or at room temperature.
*Bulgur (cracked wheat) is available from any large supermarket.

2014-03-13T08:41:36+00:00March 13th, 2014|Recipes, Starters|Comments Off on Tabbouleh