Couscous Tabouli Salad with Mint

Much of the Middle East relies on various versions of tabouli to stretch its meat supply. It absorbs the flavors of spices, aromatic vegetables, and meats. This version uses quick cooking couscous instead of bulgur wheat.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 2 hours 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked couscous
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ cup chopped green onions
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic

Directions

  • Place couscous in a large bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Refrigerate 2 hours before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked couscous
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ cup chopped green onions
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic

Directions

  • Place couscous in a large bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Refrigerate 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories190
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium400mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars2g
Protein4g