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Tabbouleh

Monday, January 2, 2012


Yes, the New Year came together with its resolutions, some of which being to "lose a couple of pounds" and "get back in shape". I'm sure I'll please my friends Happy, Sandi and Zazuza with this recipe:
  • 1 cup bulghur wheat
  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (2 lemons)
  • 1/4 cup good olive oil
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 cup minced scallions, white and green parts (1 bunch)
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mint leaves (1 bunch)
  • 1 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley (1 bunch)
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, cut in quarters
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Place the bulghur in a large bowl, pour in the boiling water, and add the lemon juice, olive oil, and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt. Stir, then allow to stand at room temperature for about 1 hour.
Add the scallions, mint, parsley, tomatoes, 2 teaspoons salt, and the pepper; mix well. Season, to taste, and serve or cover and refrigerate. The flavor will improve if the tabbouleh sits for a few hours. Enjoy!

5 comments:

Roxana GreenGirl said...

I'd love to lose more than just a couple of pounds.
Happy new year!

Guvi said...

Happy New Year, my dear, I'm sure you'll achieve anything you set your mind to!

Happy said...

Colivă de-asta aș încerca și eu pentru dezbalonare, iar lămâia mi-o pun în ciaiul cu pricina! Să'r'na pentru masă!

Guvi said...

Sa-ti fie de bine! :))

Sandi said...

Dap, sunt multumita de salata, dar inca nu-s pregatita psihic sa mananc inca asa ceva:)) Cred ca merg sa-ti manc gogosile!!Duamne'ce-o fi cu mine!

Oricum saru'mana pentru masa!

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