tabbouleh

noun
tab·​bou·​leh | \ tə-ˈbü-lə How to pronounce tabbouleh (audio) , -lē\
variants: or less commonly or tabouli \ tə-​ˈbü-​lē How to pronounce tabouli (audio) \

Definition of tabbouleh

: a salad of Lebanese origin consisting chiefly of cracked wheat, tomatoes, parsley, mint, onions, lemon juice, and olive oil

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Then come the 30+ toppings and array of sauces, too many to list, but all — from the pickled turnips to the chickpea salad to the tabbouleh and hummus — are made in-house. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "Got the Mexi-Med munchies? It’s fusion first at I-Drive’s Mexican Camel | Review," 22 Aug. 2019 The most obvious options are pesto and tabbouleh, but meatballs are my favorite way to finish off my herbs. Genevieve Ko, Twin Cities, "The tastiest way to use up all your herbs (and it’s not pesto)," 18 July 2019 The most obvious options are pesto and tabbouleh, but meatballs are my favorite way to finish off my herbs. Genevieve Ko, Twin Cities, "The tastiest way to use up all your herbs (and it’s not pesto)," 18 July 2019 Go classic with the tabbouleh-like Cucumber, Red Onion, Tomato and Feta Salad, or be bold and toss into a Fresh Summer Peach Salad, where fish sauce and perfectly ripe peaches add sweetness and funk to cucumber’s clean, refreshing notes. Kari Sonde, Washington Post, "Tips and recipes to make the most of your cucumbers," 18 July 2019 The most obvious options are pesto and tabbouleh, but meatballs are my favorite way to finish off my herbs. Genevieve Ko, Twin Cities, "The tastiest way to use up all your herbs (and it’s not pesto)," 18 July 2019 The Fall Creek Place restaurant serves coconut curry hummus with squash tabbouleh, Korean-style Baby Back Ribs with house kimchi and vegan meatloaf with quinoa hoppin' john. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Every restaurant you'll try at the IndyStar Wine & Food Experience," 16 July 2019 How about a ShackBurger, crinkle-cut fries and shake from Shake Shack? Savor a bowl of hummus, braised lamb and califlower quinoa tabbouleh at Cava Grill, or a watermelon and heirloom tomato salad from Tocaya Organica. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "One Paseo: A day in the life of San Diego’s new urban village," 11 July 2019 The most obvious options are pesto and tabbouleh, but meatballs are my favorite way to finish off my herbs. Genevieve Ko, latimes.com, "The tastiest way to use up all your herbs (and it’s not pesto)," 6 July 2019

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First Known Use of tabbouleh

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tabbouleh

Arabic tabbūla

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