tabbouleh

noun
tab·bou·leh | \ tə-ˈbü-lə , -lē \
variants: or less commonly or tabouli \tə-ˈbü-lē \

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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There’s the requisite hummus and baba ghanoush, tabbouleh, grape leaves and the like. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Review: Dearborn's La2 Mooshi Grill melds Lebanese and Brazilian," 31 May 2018 Mike introduced Jordanian staples like falafel, tabbouleh and baklava to the deli case, and served sandwiches on pita bread — one of the first restaurants in the city to do so. Jonathan Kauffman, SFChronicle.com, "Upon retiring, the story of the couple behind the Tenderloin’s most-loved deli," 28 June 2018 What to get: The salads — tabbouleh, Greek salad, chopped salad, kale with cranberries and walnuts, avocado and onion, Caesar, lentils — are uniformly fresh and nicely dressed. Jonathan Kauffman, SFChronicle.com, "Upon retiring, the story of the couple behind the Tenderloin’s most-loved deli," 28 June 2018 The restaurant also offers 13 salad options, from kebbeh to tabbouleh, also ranging in price from $7 to $13. Nyssa Kruse, courant.com, "Zaytoon's Bistro Serves Up Fresh, Authentic Lebanese Dishes," 26 June 2018 The mealy paste that comes next to the watery tabbouleh on a mezze plate serves its purpose. Jonathan Gold, latimes.com, "At Middle Eastern restaurants, it all starts with hummus. Jonathan Gold says Bavel's is magnificent," 15 June 2018 The mezza plate is a must: hummus, tabbouleh, baba ghanuje, and falafel, with warm pita bread. Rainbow Rowell, Bon Appetit, "At El Basha, Eat Your Soup and Don’t Ask Questions," 6 June 2018 Both salads are uplifted by high-quality Lebanese olive oil, which especially shines in the tabbouleh. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Review: Dearborn's La2 Mooshi Grill melds Lebanese and Brazilian," 31 May 2018 The grain, which is used to make tabbouleh salad, is a great source of iron and magnesium. Leah Zerbe, Good Housekeeping, "The 11 Healthiest Whole Grains You Should Be Eating," 2 Mar. 2017

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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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