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Covid- 19 Recipe Series: Tabouli

We hope you are enjoying our recipe series.You can submit your recipes to us at natalie.rahey@manulifewealth.ca. Don't forget to follow our Facebook page Wealth Creation Made Simple to not miss out.  This week's recipe is a traditional Lebanese recipe that is so popular that it even has its own national holiday in Lebanon. Not only is it packed with vitamins and antioxidants but it is also extremely delicious. We hope you enjoy it!

Tabouli

Ingredients:
4 bunches of curly parsley
3 large Tomatoes finely chopped
1 small bunch of Mint leaves only finely sliced
2 green onions finely sliced
1/3 cup bulgur (fine cracked wheat)
1 small onion finely chopped
Fresh lemon juice - 2 large lemons
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp Salt to taste
Freshly cracked black pepper - to taste

Directions:

**Pre-wash the parsley the night before, discard most of the stems, lay flatly on towel or paper towels in small bunches, turning once, to fully dry. In a small bowl, soak the bulgur fine cracked wheat in water and set aside. Finely and gently chop the dry parsley using a sharp knife and add to a large bowl. Add sliced mint leaves, green onions & chopped tomatoes. Drain the burgul and add to the bowl. Add the lemon juice, olive oil, salt & pepper then mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Taste check and adjust the lemon, salt and pepper if needed. Serve immediately. The salad can also be scooped with romaine lettuce leaves or Lebanese bread.