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Tabouli mixed with fresh vegetables and herbs to make salad
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5 from 12 votes

Tabouli Salad

Tabouli Salad, or Tabbouleh, is a healthy and delicious salad made from bulgur wheat, minced herbs and vegetables, and a light lemon vinaigrette.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Soak time for bulgar1 hour
Total Time1 hour 25 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 8 servings



  • 1 cup Red Bulgur
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup parsley stems removed, minced (about 1 bunch)
  • 3/4 ounce mint leaves minced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 3 large scallions minced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes quartered
  • 1 medium english cucumber seeds removed and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper freshly ground
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil


  • Remove boiling water from heat and add bulgur. Stir to combine and allow to sit for about an hour. When done, fluff with fork.
  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except olive oil. Toss to combine and chill for one hour.
    Tabbouleh ingredients
  • Immediately before serving, add olive oil and toss well to combine. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired.


Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 159mg | Potassium: 355mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1370IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg