Tabouleh Recipe

Looking for an easy Tabouleh recipe? Learn how to make Tabouleh using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by reema_h

Makes 5 servings



Tabouleh is a mediterranean salad often served at dinner with the main course. This healthy appetizer is a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and even calcium. Though this recipe contains fat, 17% of it is unsaturated. This recipe is also rich in dietary fiber, a necessary component in one's diet. And Since this salad is created from fresh vegetables, it is a guaranteed healthy dish. However, one must not eat too much of it for it is high in sodium- a spoonful or 2 is appropriate. Tabouleh can also be enjoyed during lunch but is most appropriately eaten at dinner time. Overall, it is a healthy side dish, as long as it is balanced with other food and you drink plenty of water.

Recipe Ingredients for Tabouleh

1/4 cup bulgur (burghul)
2 cups chopped parsley (about 1 bunch)
1/2 cup chopped green onions (about 2 stalks)
1 big tomato
1/4 cup lemon, squeezed
1/2 tsp. mint (ground)
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1 head of romaine lettuce (optional)

Recipe Directions for Tabouleh

  1. soak bulgur in lemon juice

  2. dice tomato

  3. add all ingredients into one big bowl; mix

  4. pour olive oil, lemon juice and add salt; mix

  5. on a large, flat plate, arrange leaves of lettuce in a circle, then pour tabouleh so it sits in the center

Categories

Salads, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian, Halal

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 176.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.2g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
141mg
6%
Potassium
405mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
12.4g
4%
Dietary Fiber
3.7g
15%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
2.7g
Vitamin A 53% Vitamin C 87%
Calcium 6% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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