Tabbouleh Salad

  • Yield: 12 to 16 servings

Cracked wheat (bulgur) can be found in specialty stores, health food stores, and many grocery stores. Make this terrific salad ahea to enhance flavors.


2cups cracked wheat (bulgur)
2cups finely chopped peeled cucumber
2cups chopped tomatoes (vine ripe preferred)
1 1/2cups chopped parsley (flat leaf preferred)
1tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon dried mint
3tablespoons olive oil
1/3cup lemon juice (use less if desired)
-- Cayenne pepper to taste
-- Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, cover cracked wheat with twice as much hot water.  Let stand 45 minutes.  Drain excess water and dry wheat as much as possible.  Add cucumbers, tomato, parsley and mint.  In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, cayenne, salt and pepper.  Toss with dressing.


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 92
  • Fat 3g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 9mg
  • Carbohydrate 16g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Protein 3g