Fresh Tabbouleh Recipe -
Fresh Tabbouleh Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Fresh Tabbouleh

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"A wonderful fresh and healthy salad alternative to any meal. Especially delicious in the warmer months when fresh local ingredients are in abundance. Trying other versions of this Middle Eastern staple has left me with the knowledge that this particular salad has the right combination of ingredients."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    50 mins


  1. Whisk lemon juice, kosher salt, seasoned salt, and chili powder together in a bowl. Slowly drizzle in olive oil while whisking rapidly until dressing is thick and creamy.
  2. Pour hot water over bulgur in a bowl; let soak until water is absorbed and bulgur is soft, about 30 minutes.
  3. Mix parsley, tomato, green bell pepper, cucumber, green onions, and mint together in a large bowl. Add bulgur; toss to combine.
  4. Drizzle dressing over bulgur mixture; toss to coat.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • Any leftovers should be given a quick stir to mix any accumulated liquid back into salad.

Reviews More Reviews

Oct 05, 2013

I really enjoyed this. Very easy and very good.

Mar 03, 2015

I added grated carrots and small red, yellow and orange bell peppers instead of the green.

Jan 25, 2015

I put this with my favorite hummus recipe, some plain greek yogurt and fresh sliced cucs to a toasted pita. So. Tasty.

Jun 09, 2014

MMMMMMMmmMMmMMmmmmMm! So Fresh and tastey! The perfect vegetarian main or side dish! It had lovely fresh flavors and the green pepper gave it the ideal about of crunch. I also threw in some chopped cucumber that I had in the fridge. I didnt measure anything out, just cooked 2dl of bulgur up and chopped a ton of the suggested veggies. Only used half the dressing as it was already evenly coated by that point. Next time I will add chopped fresh chili peppers for a kick. :) Thanks so much for sharing!!!

Aug 25, 2013

Delicious! I love tabbouleh, and I loved this version...made exactly as written and would not change a thing. Great combo of flavors...a keeper~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)

Mar 23, 2015

I left out several ingredients due to personal preference and what I had on hand (chili pepper, seasoned salt, bell peppers, cukes, green onions) and it was still good. Next time I'll include the green onions at least.

Aug 15, 2014

Just finished making this dish. Very good! The only thing I did not have was the fresh mint. It didn't matter. Refreshingly tasty!


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  • Calories
  • 183 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.1 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 3.7 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 371 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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