Fast, Flavourful & Filling Bulgur Wheat Tabbouleh

This Middle Eastern favourite is a yummy tummy filler come brunch or supper

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4


  • 100g bulgur wheat
  • 10 plum tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 100g fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 30g fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 white onion, finely chopped
  • 3tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • Salt and black pepper to season


  • Reserve a few uncut parsley leaves to sprinkle over


  • Place the bulgur wheat in a bowl, cover with boiling water and leave for 20 minutes or until soft to the touch 
  • Empty the bulgur wheat into a fine sieve to drain the water then rinse under cold water until the water runs clear. Drain again then press out the excess water with a wooden spoon
  • Place the bulgur wheat in a clean bowl and fluff it with a fork. Add the tomatoes, herbs and onion and stir well to combine 
  • Quickly whisk the olive oil and lemon juice dressing to combine, then drizzle over the tabbouleh
  • Season with salt and black pepper to taste
  • To garnish, sprinkle over a few of the reserved uncut parsley leaves

Serve with a hunk of warm bread and simple green salad for a delicious and nutritious super-quick brunch or supper x

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Published by misterrands


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