What is tabbouleh?
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What is tabbouleh made of?
Tabbouleh is a Levantine healthy vegan salad made with lots of flat leaf parsley, mint, tomatoes, onion, lemon juice, olive oil and crushed wheat. Brown crushed wheat (wheat with skin on) is the authentic ingredient to add but when not available bulgur wheat, coarse or fine will do. Wheat adds a nutty flavour to the dish hence using couscous take away this element of it.
Is tabbouleh healthy?
It is a salad full of goodness. Parsley, the main ingredient in tabbouleh, is rich in vitamin A, B3, B9, C, E and K also in Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, potassium and zinc. Tomatoes: Vitamin C, fiber, Potassium and magnesium. So it is a salad full of goodness. Lemon: Vitamin C Onion: Potassium, Vitamin A,C, B6, and E
What do you eat tabbouleh with?
Tabbouleh is a prepared as a starter, part of Mezze, a lunch or just when a friend comes round for a chat. One of the popular old songs suggests inviting someone for coffee and Tabbouleh to attract them in the hope of starting a loving relationship So maybe it has an aphrodisiac effect. Generally served with fries or on its own with lettuce leaves.
Is tabbouleh eaten hot or cold?
Tabbouleh is a salad always served cold. It can be prepared in advance to enhance the herb flavours.
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