This low carb tabouli recipe is naturally grain free and gluten free. Tabouli salad or Tabbouleh is a Mediterranean dish typically made with bulgur wheat but this recipe omits the bulgur (or sometimes quinoa) to make it a low carb recipe.
If you aren’t looking to eat low carb you can add cooked bulgur or quinoa into the recipe.
The number one ingredient in this recipe is finely chopped fresh parsley! You can eat this fresh tabouli salad as an appetizer, an additional to a meal, or as the base of a salad.
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- packed with fiber and healthy fats
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What do you need to make this grain free tabouli:
- red bell pepper
- English cucumber - or seedless cucumber
- olive oil
- red wine vinegar
additions: add more flavor with chopped green onions. If you want to add grains to this recipe you could add bulgur wheat or cooked quinoa.
Dietary: This recipe is naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, keto, low carb, paleo, and whole30 compatible!
This recipe tastes better the next day! I recommend eating within 4 days.
Unfortunately, you can't freeze tabouli. It is best made with all fresh ingredients and would not thaw well.
How to make:
Simple chop and dice the fresh ingredients and toss in oil, vinegar and lemon juice. All to marinade before serving.
What do you eat tabouli with:
If you don’t need this to be low carb serve with pita chips or bell pepper slices to scoop.
It is wonderful served over cauliflower rice (or regular rice), with hummus, and protein of choice.
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Low Carb Tabouli (tabbouleh)
- 2 ½ cups finely chopped parsley
- ¾ cup chopped mint
- 2 cups diced English cucumber
- 1 diced red bell pepper
- 2 lemons, juiced
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
- salt and pepper
- Finely chop parsley and mint, using a food processor could make this process even faster.
- Dice cucumber and bell pepper and place in a large bowl, toss in salt and pepper.
- Add chopped herbs and stir in lemon, olive oil, and vinegar.
- Cover and allow to marinate for at least 30 minutes before serving.