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Authentic Tabbouleh

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars
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"This tabbouleh is as authentic as you can get! It's a compilation of recipes I've taken from my mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and various cookbooks. This can be served on romaine lettuce leaves for garnish. Also, I've noticed that this recipe tastes even better the next day, so don't hesitate to make it the day before your guests arrive."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 205
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Wash and rinse bulgur until runoff water becomes clear. Place prepared bulgur in a large bowl. Add tomatoes to bowl; stir to combine. Allow mixture to sit until bulgur absorbs tomato juice and expands, 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  2. Add onion, parsley, mint, and green onions to bowl. Stir to combine.
  3. Mix together tomato paste, vegetable oil, and lemon juice in a bowl, stirring until thoroughly combined. Add dressing to salad; mix to coat. Season with salt, ground black pepper, and cayenne pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 205 calories; 14.3 19 4 0 65 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

very tasty and fresh. i loved it, now... to shop for teh ingredients to make it again.. :)

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I think the instructions about what to do with the bulgur perhaps were unclear. I don't think this came out like it was supposed to. The tomatoes' juice was not soaking into the bulgur and the b...

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I think the instructions about what to do with the bulgur perhaps were unclear. I don't think this came out like it was supposed to. The tomatoes' juice was not soaking into the bulgur and the b...

very tasty and fresh. i loved it, now... to shop for teh ingredients to make it again.. :)

This was amazing. I substituted tahini for the oil and used extra lemon juice.

This recipe is so good! One thing...the tomato paste is a must. It adds an extra richness that makes all the difference.

I used half a red onion as I didn't have yellow or green, and I forgot to get mint! Doh. Anyway, it was AMAZING nonetheless and yes, Sharita is right, the tomato paste really makes the dressing....

This was my first time making tabbouleh, it was beautiful, I was very impressed. I don't understand the confusion over letting the bulgur and tomatoes sit together that one reviewer had. For me ...

I made this tabbouleh for my family. Something was missing, and I can't put my finger on it.

Prepared as indicated in the recipe with the exception of adding a bit of water to the tomato and bulgar mixture.... I used Roma tomatoes that I seeded so they didn't have much juice for the bul...