Tabouleh Salad

I can’t believe Memorial Day is right around the corner. School will be over in a few weeks and then… hello summer!

I LOVE summer. It’s probably my favorite time of the year. The warm weather, the pool, the beach… And most of all, I love what I call “summer food”. I don’t know about you, but when the weather gets really hot, all I want to eat is fresh, light food. Lots of fruit and veggies, salads… Hmmm

So here’s an idea for you. How about you make this Memorial Day a “Meatless Monday Memorial Day” , middle eastern / mediterranean style? I’m thinking, humus, fatoush and tabouleh salad, spring onions with romesco sauce and a nice potato omelette  maybe??

Think about it. It could be the beginning of a new tradition…

Have a great Holiday weekend!



Tabouleh Salad
Prep time
Total time
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 5
  • 1½ cup bulgur wheat
  • 1 cup of water (filtered or bottled)
  • 4 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 3 big bunches of parsley, finely chopped (better to use a food processor)
  • ¾ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  1. Rinse the burlgur wheat and soak in 1 cup of water for about 15 minutes, until it has absorbed all or most of the water.
  2. In a large bowl, mix soaked bulgur wheat, tomatoes, scallions and parsley.
  3. Add lemon, olive oil and salt and mix well.
  4. ENJOY! From May I have that recipe


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4 Responses to Tabouleh Salad

  1. the wicked noodle (@thewickednoodle) May 24, 2012 at 8:09 pm #

    I love tabbouleh salad! It’s so light and healthy – perfect for summer!

    • mayihavethatrecipe May 24, 2012 at 8:20 pm #

      Definitely! We love it too!!
      Growing up, our mom used to make it all the time with fresh tomatoes my that would bring from his garden. She taught us how to make it. Sooo delicious!

  2. Aviva J. May 24, 2012 at 8:32 pm #

    I love tabouleh….this looks great!! Love the picture! Have a great holiday weekend!

  3. torviewtoronto June 2, 2012 at 5:07 pm #

    my favourite deliciously done tabouleh

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