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

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. cooked couscous
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • ¾ 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

Directions

  • 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.