If you are looking for a healthy, quick and easy side dish tabouleh is a great choice! Tabouleh is traditional middle Eastern salad. There are many variations of this salad some recipes call for mint and parsley and some call for onions and garlic along with fixins like tomatoes and cucumbers. The tabouleh I make is pretty simple but quite tasty! Next time you need a healthy side dish, give this one a try.
Makes 4 servings
1 cup bulgar wheat
1 3/4 cup of boiling water
juice from 1 small lemon
1 tbs olive oil
2 cups parsley
Place the bulgar wheat in a mixing bowl along with the lemon juice. Bring the water to a boil and pour into the mixing bowl with bulgar wheat. Stir then let it sit for 30 minutes. While the bulgar is cooking prep the veggies
Remove the seeds from the tomato and dice into small pieces. Rinse the parsley, remove the stems and mince until very finely minced.
After 30 minutes pour the bulgar mixture through a fine mesh strainer to remove excess water. Place the bulgar back into the bowl and add in the parsley, tomato,, olive oil, S &P and mix well . Place in the fridge until you are ready to serve. Serve cold and enjoy!