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southwestern tabbouleh salad

★★★★★ 4
a recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Sugar Land, TX

A Southwestern spin on traditional tabbouleh. Prep time does not include marinating time.

★★★★★ 4
serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For southwestern tabbouleh salad

  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    bulgur wheat
  • 1/3 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    roughly chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped green onions
  • 2
    jalapeno peppers, seeded, deveined and minced
  • 2 md
    tomatoes, cut into 8 wedges each
  • 1/2 lg
    cucumber, peeled, sliced lengthwise and cut into 1/4 inch thick wedges

How To Make southwestern tabbouleh salad

  • 1
    Combine the water and wheat in a small skillet. Bring to a boil over high heat. Immediately reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 5-6 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.
  • 2
    Combine the warm cooked wheat, lemon juice, and olive oil in a large bowl, mixing well. Let cool to room temperature.
  • 3
    Stir in the cilantro, onions and peppers. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 6 hours.
  • 4
    Pour tabbouleh into a large serving bowl and garnish with tomatoes and cucumber wedges. Serve immediately.