"I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o'clock in the morning."--John Barrymore

Tabouli Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Tabouli, by , is from The Feather River Ward Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lisa Moreland
Added: Thursday, August 2, 2007


3 c. finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
1/2 c. finely chopped fresh mint
4 or 5 finely chopped spring onions (with the green parts)
4 ripe, medium size tomatoes, chopped into small cubes
1 c. medium burghul (cracked wheat)
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/2 c. lemon juice
1/2 jalapeņo pepper, de-seeded, chopped fine (optional)
5 T. good olive oil
salt and pepper

Rinse burghul several times and then soak in cold water for about twenty minutes.
Chop the tomatoes (small dice).
Clean the parsley and remove the large stems (you want mostly leaves). Chop fine.
Put the burghul in a sieve to drain.
Trim the spring onions, and chop them into 1/4" lengths.
Put the drained burghul and tomato in a large mixing or serving bowl. Add salt, pepper, allspice, lemon juice, olive oil, mint, parsley, and optional minced jalapeņo.
Taste for seasoning. If too dry, you can add additional lemon juice.
Toss well. Tabouli benefits from resting - you can cover the bowl with plastic wrap and leave in the refrigerator for a few hours or over night, tossing occasionally.
Serve on a lettuce leaf, pita chips, or pita bread.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 to 6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!