Lebanese Tabouleh

By Joel Lien, RDN, LD, CDCES

Serving Size: 1/3 cup

Ingredients:

1 lemon

3 medium tomatoes

1 small onion

1 stalk parsley

1/3 stalk fresh mint

½ c couscous mixed with ½ cup water. Let it set for 15 minutes and then fluff with a fork.

3 Tbsp olive oil

May salt to your taste

Recipe Directions:

  1.  Prepare the couscous.
  2. Take off the stems of the parsley and fresh mint and cut into small pieces.
  3. Put the parsley and mint into large bowl.
  4. Cut onion into small pieces and then dice the tomatoes. Place these 2 ingredients into same bowl with mint and parsley. After 15 min, when couscous is ready, put couscous in the large bowl.
  5. Squeeze the juice of a whole lemon and spread it over everything. Then add the oil. Mix with a fork.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 120

Carbohydrate: 18 grams

Protein: 3 grams

Fat: 2 grams


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