Very Veggie Tabbouleh
Recipe type: Salad
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Serves: serves 6
  • 1 cup bulgur wheat
  • 1½ cups boiling water
  • 1½ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 cups fresh diced tomato
  • 1 cup fresh diced cucumber
  • 1 cup fresh diced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup fresh minced Italian parsley
  • ½ cup fresh diced red onion
  • 1 lemon, juiced (about ¼ cup)
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Additional salt and pepper, as desired
  1. Place the bulgur wheat in a bowl and sprinkle with salt. Pour the boiling water over. Cover the bowl and let sit for 30 minutes. Drain, as needed.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the cooked bulgur wheat, tomato, cucumber, red bell pepper, parsley and red onion until well-combined. Drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil and toss well to combine.
  3. Taste, and adjust seasoning as desired.
  4. This can be served immediately or chilled for later. The flavor only gets better with age.
Recipe by Sarah's Cucina Bella at