Tabbouleh (Tuh-BOO-lee), also spelled tabouli, comes from the word tabboula, which means "Middle Eastern Cookery" in Arabic. Tabbouleh is originally form the mountains of Syria and Lebanon.
Sharp knife (adult needed)
Spoon or fork
- Put the bulgar into the mixing bowl.
- Pour 1 cup warm water into the bowl. Cover and let sit until the bulgar is soft, at least 2 hours and up to overnight.
- After the bulgar is soft, add the tomatoes, cucumber, scallions, parsley, mint if using, olive oil and lemon juice or red wine vinegar. Mix everything together with the spoon or fork.
- Cover the bowl and refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to overnight.