Tabbouleh Salad

Tabbouleh Salad

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 20 min
  • Serving: Serves 4-6

Tabbouleh Salad is a classic Middle Eastern dish made with bulgur, cinnamon, allspice, tomato and parsley. Serve with grilled meats and fish.


  • 3 tablespoons fine bulgur
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 pound ripe tomatoes, cored and minced
  • 3-1⁄2 cups minced flat-leaf parsley
  • 1-1⁄4 cups minced mint leaves
  • 1⁄3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced crosswise
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place the bulgur and the water into a medium-sized bowl, cover and allow to soak for 12 minutes.
  2. Drain and rinse the bulgur and then place in a salad bowl. Top with the tomatoes, parsley, mint, lemon juice, oil, allspice, cinnamon, scallion and a few pinches of salt and pepper to taste. Toss the mixture well to combine and then serve immediately.


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