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Lemon-Mint Tabbouleh, prepared and served in a bowl
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1/2 cup

Lemon-Mint Tabbouleh


Tabbouleh is a salad which originated in Lebanon and Syria. 



  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup bulgur (cracked wheat)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, seeded and
  • chopped
  • ½ cup parsley, chopped
  • ½ cup green onions, chopped
  • 2½ tablespoons chopped fresh mint


Whisk oil, lemon juice and garlic in small bowl to blend; set aside. Place bulgur in large bowl and mix in boiling water. Let stand until bulgur is tender and water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Mix in tomatoes, parsley, green onions and mint. Add oil mixture; toss to blend. Season with salt and pepper. Let stand at least 30 minutes to blend flavors.

Dietary and Nutrition


Whole grains are made from the entire kernel and include the germ, bran and endosperm. Refined grains are milled so the germ and bran are removed. Refined grain products include white bread, white flour and white rice. These products usually have a finer texture and longer shelf life.

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Make at least Half Your Grains Whole Grains (FN726, Reviewed Dec. 2021)

The food icon at recommends that at least half of the grain foods in your diet be whole grains

Field to Fork Mint (FN1937, Reviewed Jan. 2020)

Learn about growing, storing and preserving mint, and view cooking tips and recipes using mint.

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.