Are you going on a picnic, birthday party or do you just need a quick and healthy lunch? Give this delicious and nutritious recipe for tabbouleh with bulgur, cucumber and tomatoes a try. You will love it!

Tabbouleh, a delightful and refreshing salad from Middle Eastern cuisine, is renowned for its vibrant flavors and nutritional value. The main ingredient is bulgur, a easily digestible wheat product, mixed with fresh herbs like parsley and mint. Tomatoes, onion, olive oil, and lemon juice add a flavorful dimension, while cucumber contributes a crunchy texture.

This salad is not only flavorful but also nutritious. Bulgur provides fiber and complex carbohydrates, while the addition of vegetables and herbs offers a wide range of vitamins and minerals. Tabbouleh is also easily digestible and fits well into a balanced diet.

What you need for tabbouleh

  • 2 cups of bulgur
  • 1 cucumber halved with the seeds removed
  • 4 tomatoes, cut in half with seeds removed
  • 3 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch of smooth parsley, washed and finely chopped
  • 1 bunch of mint, washed, stalks removed and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • salt and pepper

Large plate of tabbouleh salad.

How you make it

Cook the bulgur according to the instructions and allow to cool. In the meantime, slice the cucumber and tomatoes into small cubes and mix together with the spring onions, fresh herbs and olive oil in a large bowl. Add the bulgur, mix well and season with lemon juice, salt and pepper.

For a quicker version replace the bulgur with couscous. You only need to soak couscous shortly in water.

All recipes from bbb health boutique are tasty, healthy and plant-based. Here you will find an overview of all our delicious recipes.

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