Kale Tabouleh Salad


A delicious, easy, and healthy take on the Greek favorite and, most importantly, a recipe for fresh kale that doesn't involve soup! Za'atar can be substituted for sumac if desired.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
8 servings


  • 1 cup boiling water

  • cup lemon juice

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 2 cups whole wheat couscous

  • 2 cups chopped fresh kale

  • 2 small tomatoes, chopped

  • 3 small mushrooms, chopped, or more to taste

  • ½ teaspoon ground sumac (Optional)

  • salt to taste


  1. Pour water, lemon juice, and olive oil over couscous in a bowl; cover with plastic wrap and let stand until liquid is absorbed and couscous is softened, about 5 minutes.

  2. Mix kale, tomatoes, mushrooms, sumac, and salt into couscous mixture; refrigerate until cold, at least 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

350 Calories
15g Fat
50g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 350
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 8g 28%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 32mg 162%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 168mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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