The traditional Lebanese tabbouleh is prepared on a daily basis in many families, serving as the main salad for lunch or dinner. It is also a ‘must-have’ dish when choosing a mezza selection.
Serves 4 210 calories/serving
• ¼ cup fine bourghul (45g) • 2 cups finely chopped fresh parsley (80g) • ½ cup finely chopped fresh mint leaves (20g) • 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes (160g)
• 1/3 cup finely chopped spring onion Dressing • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
• 1/3 cup olive oil • Cinnamon, black pepper, salt to taste
Wash the bourghul and leave it in warm water until tender (around 15 minutes) Mix the bourghul with the rest of ingredients in a bowl. Add the dressing ingredients to the mix and stir well. Serve with white cabbage leaves or lettuce.