Lebanese salad ,Lebanese Tabbouli:
A perfectly light dinner ,with a wonderful taste for those on a diet ,This appetizer can also be used as a salad with a variety of foods and will make your table very colorful. This amount of ingredient is suitable for 8 persons.
2 cups wheat bulgur
4 cups boiling water
3 cups fresh parsley
1 cup fresh mint
2 small red onions
1 large chopped cucumber
3 Tablespoons olive oil
1 cup fresh lemon juice
2 small tomatoes
Lettuce to design
Ingredients for sauce:
2 tablespoons mustard
1 medium integer
1 cup olive oil
1/2 cup grape vinegar
1 tablespoon pepper
2 tablespoons salt
Mix the bulgur with some oil in a bowl and pour boiling water over the bulgur and set aside for 15 to 30 minutes.
Grate cucumber in the meantime & chop all the vegetables.
After 3p minutes,drain the bulgur and pour into a pan and add all ingredients and mix well.
In a serving salad pan ,arrange the lettuce and salad ingredients,then add a little pepper ,salt and lemon juice.
Go for making the sauce :mix the mustard ,chopped onion,vinegar ,olive oil and salt and mix well . Pour the sauce over salad & serve .
Additional notes on Lebanese Tabbouli:
Lebanese tabbouli is a mind of salad .
It takes about 45 minutes to prepare the raw materials.
Lebanese tabbouli can be served as a mezze.
Note that this amount of raw materials and recipe is suitable for 8 persons.
Fresh mint and green onion:
Mint in this salad is standard and adds even more fresh flavor. That’s said ,it can be a expensive if you do not grow it at your home ,so you can be skip it if you’d rather .
Green onion is my mild onion of choice. It’s perfect in Tabbouli .
Fresh parsley :
Authentic tabbouli uses a ton of parsley . That’s why this salad is so strong . I try both flat-leaf & curly ,and its for once ,curly is a way to go . Even when it’s chopped very small ,curly parsley offers some extra volume that makes this Tabbouli so pleasant.
Cucumber and Tomato:
Fresh cucumber & tomato add more textuare and colored ,and built on the refreshing factors . Lebanese reader are informed me that cucumber is a unusual in tabbouli ,which was new to me . You can skip it if you’d like ,but it’s quite nice .
Olive oil ,lemon juice and Garlic :
Tabbouli is dressed in a simple combination of olive oil and lemon juice. You won’t find garlic in every Tabbouli recipe ,but I think that one clove makes thus recipe extra delicious.
Bulgur is parboiled cracked wheat ,so it’s a hole grain . Once prepared it’s tender and fluffy. Bulgur is often confused with couscous ,but they’re not the same . (Couscous is actually tiny pasta).
Authentic tabbouli is made with super fine grain bulgur and it’s soaked rather than cooked,but I haven’t been able to find it at regular grocery stores . There are several other varieties of bulgurs ,and you’ll probably find only one option at the store .So cook or soak it according to the package directions.
Properties of the Tabbouli:
Properties of this delicious salad can be : excretion of toxins from the body (a strong detoxifier) ,keeping the body’s defense system strong,reducing cardiovascular disease and preventing cancer .
Calories in the Lebanese tabbouli:
This salad has been introduced as a law-calorie salad due to its use of fresh vegetables and healthy seasonings .
The amount of nutrients in this salad :
0.4 g fat
2.5 g carbohydrates
1.5 g proteins
Salads with different flavors all over the world have their own fans ,and they can be any age . The salad can be customized to suit your taste,but there are some salads whose main ingredients must be of a kind and quality so that their taste does not change . Here we introduced the most famous salad ,tabbouli , which is a delicious salad for Lebanon.