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

Examples of tabbouleh in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The new consolidated delivery-friendly menu takes into consideration the group’s most popular dishes, including Le Bilboquet’s cold poached salmon with tabbouleh and dill sauce ($18) and Georgie’s rotisserie chicken dinner for two ($29). Amanda Albee, Dallas News, "Celebration takeout: Right now is the perfect time to try 5 top Dallas restaurants at home," 7 May 2020 And next to the tabbouleh salad of bulgur wheat, chopped mint, onion, and tomato: a Russian roulette of mild to very hot padrón peppers. Dan Sadgrove, National Geographic, "THE BEST OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX," 6 Apr. 2020 Its menu rotated around the dishes of my youth: hummus, tabbouleh and freekeh (the green wheat my family would spend days every spring picking, sorting and smoking). Reem Kassis, Washington Post, "Here’s why Palestinians object to the term ‘Israeli food’: It erases us from history," 18 Feb. 2020 Fans will be able to enjoy everything from Elote Dogs and tabbouleh salad to cherry limeade margaritas. Brandi Addison, Dallas News, "Elote hot dogs, burnt end nachos and other new foods you should try at FC Dallas’ stadium in Frisco," 19 Feb. 2020 Brochettes with Hodo tofu, fingerling potatoes, yam, cherry tomatoes and cipollini onions ($28), served with a quinoa-dominant tabbouleh and roasted garlic cashew tahini sauce, is the only thing on the menu that doesn’t feel polished. Soleil Ho,, "Greens is brighter than ever as it soars through its midlife crisis," 3 Oct. 2019 Recipes include the greatest hits, like the sourdoughs and the croissants sold in Poilâne stores every day, but also more creative uses for leftover bread like bread crumb tabbouleh or bread granola. Todd Plummer, Vogue, "Paris’s Most Famous Bakery Spills the Secret to a Perfect Loaf," 28 Sep. 2019 The tabbouleh is herb-heavy, with plenty of bright lip-smacking acidity. Alex Delany, Bon Appétit, "I Go to Dearborn, Michigan, Just For This Lunch," 16 Oct. 2019 Specialty sandwiches filled with kibbeh, gyro meat, and kafta are served with a choice of classic sides like tabbouleh, wild rice, and fresh fruit. al, "Where to get the city’s best Italian and Mediterranean food," 26 Aug. 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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“Tabbouleh.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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