START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Fresh from the Garden Tabouli

Fresh from the Garden Tabouli

This tabouli tastes like a garden in a bowl. Very fresh and bursting with flavor. Enjoy it chilled or at room temperature. Perfect for a summer lunch, picnic or potluck. It’s delightfully refreshing!

Fresh from the Garden Tabouli


1 cup bulgur wheat, small grain*
1˝ cups boiling water
⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
⅓ cup bottled lemon juice or juice of 2 lemons
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons pepper
⅛ teaspoon cayenne (or to taste)
4-5 medium garlic cloves, minced finely
1 bunch Italian parsley, chopped finely
1˝ bunches green onions, thinly sliced
2 medium tomatoes, diced finely
1 medium cucumber, diced finely
5 cilantro leaves, minced
5 mint leaves, minced or 1 teaspoon of dried mint


  • Place bulgur in a heat-proof bowl and pour in water. Cover with lid. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  • Stir in olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, cayenne and minced garlic.
  • Add parsley, green onions, tomatoes, cucumber, cilantro and mint. Ready to eat right away or chill.

Serves: 4-6

Total preparation time: 45 minutes.

*Tips from the HeartMath Kitchen:

  • Quinoa may be substituted for bulgur to make recipe gluten-free. Cook quinoa as normal and omit Direction No. 1.
  • Serve tabouli on its own or with Vegenaise (a vegan mayonnaise made by the Follow Your Heart Company) or grapeseed oil mayonnaise on a lettuce wedge with a side of blue corn chips.
  • Also called “Chinese parsley” or “Mexican parsley,” cilantro is the leaves of the coriander plant. Cilantro is often used in both Asian and Mexican cuisine. Many markets carry it fresh in their produce department.

The Hidden Power of the Heart by FREE! E-Book, One of HeartMath’s classics, speaks to you in a warm and friendly style, like a good friend. It combines wisdom with practical tools and techniques to develop your heart intelligence. How-to for unlocking your love, compassion and peace. Includes expanding topics: holographic awareness, the dimensional shift and DNA blueprints. Click to receive this Free e-book, The Hidden Power of the Heart.

Read more: All recipes, Diet & Nutrition, Eating for Health, Entrees, Family, Food, Health, HeartMath Kitchen, Home, Life, Side Dishes, Soups & Salads, Vegan, Vegetarian, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

have you shared this story yet?

go ahead, give it a little love

Sara, from the HeartMath Institute

Sara Childre is President and CEO of the non-profit Institute of HeartMath. Since 1991, Sara has helped oversee and develop HeartMath trainings, educational products and scientific programs. She was appointed vice president and CFO of the institute in 1992, then president and CEO in 1998.


+ add your own
2:24AM PST on Jan 22, 2015

Thanks for sharing

11:11AM PDT on Jun 18, 2014


7:49AM PDT on Jun 12, 2014

Sounds very healthy. Thanks

8:01PM PDT on Jun 11, 2014


12:30PM PDT on Jun 8, 2014


9:14AM PDT on Jun 6, 2014


8:50PM PDT on Jun 5, 2014

TYFS and adding the gluten free option

1:15PM PDT on Jun 4, 2014


11:37AM PDT on Jun 4, 2014

Looks good.

9:34AM PDT on Jun 4, 2014

Looks delicious - thanks for sharing

add your comment

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

people are talking

Sad but seems to be true. Traffic's not too bad in my area and some really nice shops and coffee pl…

It's a shame. Beautiful dogs. Blame the breeders.

Some real beauties there, but you can get a great dog at the local humane society!

Glamourising and recommending breeds: awful. When they die by the millions in shelters. SHAME.


Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

site feedback


Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!