Cooking with Nancy – Tabbouleh

I’ve been trying some new recipes lately and being the foodie that I am, I thought, now why am I not sharing them with my readers??  So, from time to time I will feature a recipe on this blog.  First up is tabbouleh.  The recipe is from the Food Network’s Ellie Krieger.  I didn’t have bulgur so I used couscous, nor did I have red onion – I used green onions.  I also omitted the lemon zest and ground cumin.  I made a half-recipe, but the ingredients are for the original, whole recipe:

Tabbouleh

Ingredients:

1 cup bulgur wheat

1 1/2 cups boiling water

2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced (about 2 cups)

1 large cucumber, seeded and diced (about 2 cups)

1/2 cup diced red onion

2 cups finely chopped parsley leaves

1/3 cup finely chopped mint leaves

3 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 cup lemon juice

1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

1 teaspoon ground cumin

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

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