Taboulé (Tabbouleh)

This couscous salad is very popular in the summer. It’s inspired by the Lebanese original tabbouleh, but is much more filling, and is therefore often served as a main dish at picnics, for example.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 8 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 lb. cooked couscous
  • 1⁄3 cup lemon juice
  • 3⁄4 cup olive oil
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium cucumber, diced
  • 4 Tbsp. minced fresh mint
  • 4 Tbsp. minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper


  • In a large salad bowl, combine the couscous with the lemon juice and the olive oil. Stir well.
  • Add the tomatoes, onion, and cucumber to the couscous, and stir well.
  • Add the mint, cilantro, salt, and pepper, and stir again. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Serve very cold.