Classic tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a simple Mediterranean salad of very finely chopped vegetables, lots of fresh parsley and bulgur wheat, all tossed with lime juice and olive oil.  Daniel Pisani's recipes also calls for a few fresh mint leaves and cucumber

Claissic tabbouleh | Recipe: Daniel Pisani at Marrow
Claissic tabbouleh | Recipe: Daniel Pisani at Marrow


For the salad

  • 400g fresh parsley
  • 100g fresh mint
  • 300g cherry tomato
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 small cucumber

For the bulgar wheat

  • 60ml pure olive oil
  • 60ml lemon juice
  • 55g fine bulgur wheat
  • ½ tsp salt


  1. Start by mixing the lemon juice, olive oil salt & bulgur wheat in a bowl until the bulgur wheat absorbs most of the liquid.
  2. In the meantime finely chop the mint & parsley & toss them in a bowl.
  3. Chop the cherry tomatoes, onions and cucumber and combine them with the herbs.
  4. Once the bulgur wheat absorbs the liquid, mix it into the bowl with the rest of the ingredients and combine.
  5. Best served straight out of the fridge!