A super simple, fresh salad for any time of the year. My Quick Tabbouleh Recipe really hits the mark for flavour and speed. So tasty and start to finish in 20 mins.
I really like tabbouleh and wanted to make my own at home, so I was looking around the net at some recipes (also tabouleh, tabbouli, tabouli – wow!!!) and they were mostly made with burghul/bulgur/cracked wheat which seemed to have varying soaking times depending on the recipe post – some being quite a long time! (At least for me anyway!)
So I decided that I would make my own version but use wholemeal couscous instead. This was an idea that I have actually had in the back of my mind for years – my thinking was couscous was a similar size & shape to burghul, and they are both wheat so should taste similar – what could go wrong?
Well… it turned out great! Try it and see!
Quick Tabbouleh Recipe
Quick Tabbouleh Recipe - super simple, fresh and zingy salad of herbs, tomatoes and lemon. Perfect for any time of the year.
- 4 roma tomatoes cored & chopped
- 2 cups flat leaf/italian parsley (loosely packed) finely chopped
- 1/2 cup mint leaves (firmly packed) finely chopped
- 2 shallots/green onions/scallions finely sliced
- 1/2 cup wholemeal couscous
- 1 lemon zest finely grated & juice
- 1/4 tsp fine salt
Cook couscous according to packet directions, then fluff with a fork to separate the grains
Combine couscous with remaining ingredients and mix to combine
Taste test for salt, then serve
*Please note that the amount of calories per serve is provided as a guide only, as ingredients and cooking methods can vary greatly*