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Lentil Tabbouleh

Lentil TabboulehLentil Tabbouleh, a specialty of some villages in the Shouf and West Bekaa regions, made with lentils instead of bulgur wheat. This healthy salad is gluten free, rich in protein and suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

 Total Servings: 5

Preparation Time: 45 minutes


2 cups of lentils, boiled

2 garlic gloves, crushed

2 tomatoes, finely chopped

¼ bunch of parsley, finely chopped

2 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

The juice of 1 lemon

1 teaspoon of salt

Optional: ½ teaspoon of ground cumin

Optional: the juice of half a bitter orange (Bou Sfeir or Zeffer Oranges)

 Preparation Steps

  1. In a bowl, mix the lentils with the lemon juice, crushed garlic and salt (and cumin according to preference)
  2. Decorate with the parsley and tomatoes
  3. Serve cold