TABOULEH (The national Lebanese salad)

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Ingredients (16)

  • 1 large bunch curly leaf parsley (4 cups after cutting stems off with scissors)
  • 3 small tomatoes (2 cups after chopping)
  • 1 medium onion (1 cup after chopping)
  • 2 stalks celery (chop into large pieces in food processor)
  • 1 cup pine nuts (brown slightly in skillet)
  • ¼ cup mint (chop)
  • 1 cup dry bulgur wheat (3 cups after soaking 1 hr. in warm water)
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. ground allspice
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp. ground anise seed
  • 3/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground sea salt
  • 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice (~3 to 6 lemons or I use Key Limes)
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive

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Instructions

  1. 1Cut all the fresh ingredients small, starting with the parsley.
    (Most time consuming)
  1. 1(Discard excess water from the wheat)
  2. 2Mix dry ingredients
    Toast in skillet until aromatic
  1. 1Add olive oil, spices, and lemon juice to the wheat.
    Mix well with your hands or a spoon
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