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This tabbouleh recipe is a famous but most of all a yummy Mediterranean classic! Great in combination with grilled chicken or lamb.

Classic Tabbouleh Recipe

This tabbouleh recipe is a famous but most of all a yummy Mediterranean classic! Great in combination with grilled chicken or lamb.

Course Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories per serving 340 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 oz dry couscous (85 g)
  • ½ cup vegetable stock (120 ml)
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley chopped finely
  • a handful fresh mint chopped finely
  • 1 large fresh tomato
  • 2 tbsp shallot or red onion, chopped finely
  • juice of 1 fresh lemon
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Pour the dry couscous in a glass bowl. Bring the vegetable stock to a rolling boil and then add it to the couscous.
    This tabbouleh recipe is a famous but most of all a yummy Mediterranean classic! Great in combination with grilled chicken or lamb.
  2. Stir a little, add a little drop of olive oil and cover the bowl. Let the couscous rest for 5 to 7 minutes until tender.
    This tabbouleh recipe is a famous but most of all a yummy Mediterranean classic! Great in combination with grilled chicken or lamb.
  3. Stir the cooked couscous to loosen it up a bit. Let it cool for 15 minutes. In the meantime deseed the tomato and dice it up finely. Add it to a large mixing bowl together with the finely chopped mint and parsley.

    This tabbouleh recipe is a famous but most of all a yummy Mediterranean classic! Great in combination with grilled chicken or lamb.
  4. Then add the cooked and cooled couscous.
    This tabbouleh recipe is a famous but most of all a yummy Mediterranean classic! Great in combination with grilled chicken or lamb.
  5. Stir well. Add the chopped shallot (or red onion), the olive oil and the lemon juice. Season with a pinch of pepper and salt.

    This tabbouleh recipe is a famous but most of all a yummy Mediterranean classic! Great in combination with grilled chicken or lamb.
  6. Stir the tabbouleh well. Check the seasoning and add extre pepper, salt or lemon juice to taste if necessary. Serve the tabbouleh at room temperature.
    This tabbouleh recipe is a famous but most of all a yummy Mediterranean classic! Great in combination with grilled chicken or lamb.