Tabouli

Tabouli

Let your belly dance to the fresh flavors of the Middle East for an easy and nutritious dinner party at home.

 

Ingredients (serves 8):

  • 1/3 cup (cracked wheat)
  • 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 4 cups chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves (see note)
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mint leaves (see note)
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

 

Method:

  1. Place cracked wheat, tomato and lemon juice in a bowl. Stand, covered, for 30 minutes or until wheat has softened.
  2. Add parsley, mint, onion and oil to wheat mixture. Stir to combine.
  3. Serve. 

 

Notes:

Tip: Tabouli is best made as close to serving time as possible. You will need 2 large bunches parsley and 1 bunch mint. You can find cracked wheat in the health food section of the supermarket.

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