Grain-free Tabbouleh Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
7 min 0 min 5
Grain-free Tabbouleh Salad
Health Highlights
A twist on the classic tabbouleh salad, but for those who struggle to digest grains. Option to add bulgur for a more traditional salad.


2 bunch Parsley, fresh
8 leaf Mint, fresh
1/2 medium White onion (small, diced finely)
1/2 cucumber(s) Cucumber (chopped finely)
3 tomato Plum tomatoes (medium sized; chopped, drained)
2 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1 pinch Salt (to taste)
1 dash Black pepper (to taste)


  1. Rinse and chop your parsley and mint and place it in a large mixing bowl. 
  2. Add diced onions, chopped cucumbers, and tomatoes to the mixing bowl with parsley and mint. Mix everything thoroughly to combine. 
  3. Add your olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper, and thoroughly combine again. 
  4. Serve immediately and store leftovers in an airtight container for freshness throughout the week.


Quick Tips

  • For traditional tabbouleh add bulgur wheat. You can also add quinoa or couscous. 
  • Optional: add goat or feta cheese.
  • Use on top of meat, salad, or as a side salad.


Nutritional Highlights

  • Herbs like parsley are a powerful antioxidant, and mint helps with digestion. Plenty of herbs have inflammation-reducing properties due to their phytochemicals. 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 87
Calories from fat 55
Calories from saturated fat 8.5
Total Fat 6.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 60 mg
Potassium 415 mg
Total Carbohydrate 7.2 g
Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
Sugars 2.9 g
Protein 2.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 1.8

Energy sources