Detox Tabouli Salad

Detox Tabouli Salad

  • Author: Roz Corieri Paige | La Bella Vita Cucina



For the Salad

  • ½ cup dry bulgar wheat
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • 1 packed cup of minced Italian parsley
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cucumber, seeded and diced


  • 10 leaves of mint, minced (this is traditionally added, but we don’t prefer it, so we leave it out)

For the Dressing

  • 1 tsp. salt (I like to use sea salt)
  • 1/8 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/8 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 23 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 scallions (both white and green parts), diced
  • black pepper to taste


For the Dressing

  1. In a medium bowl, add the salt and pepper, lemon juice, olive oil, scallions.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes before serving.
  3. Salad
  4. Boil the water.
  5. Add the bulgar.
  6. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes minimum, until the bulgar is tender.

Assembly of Salad

  1. About 30 minutes before serving, stir all remaining ingredients.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Mix in the dressing.
  4. Serve cold with pita bread (toasted or non-toasted).