Friday, May 6, 2011

Taboule Salad

This fresh summer salad is so easy to make.  I like to use whole wheat cous cous because it has 7g of fiber and 8g of protein per serving.  I buy mine at Trader Joe's but any brand is fine.  I love to eat this salad on it's own for lunch or serve it as a side dish with grilled chicken or lamb.

Mix 1 1/3 c cous cous with 2/3 c boiling water, 1/3 c olive oil and 1/3 c fresh lemon juice.
Cover and let sit for 5 minutes.

Fluff cous cous with a fork and add 1c chopped green onions, 1 c chopped parsley, 1 c chopped english cucumber, skin removed, 1 1/2 c chopped fresh tomatoes, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp black pepper.  Mix well and refrigerate for 15 minutes.



  1. Emily, your recipes are always
    so inspiring. Between this one and
    the last, I am ready to jump in the
    car to Trader Joe's and get what
    I need to make both ASAP. Hope
    you are enjoying a wonderful Mom's
    xx Suzanne

  2. Read about you on Suzannes blog. Look forward to trying some of your recipes.

  3. Hopping over from Suzanne's. I am already hooked on the first recipe. Welcome to blogging.


  4. Hi there, I found you from Privet and Holly. I had to come over right away as a newcomer to the detox world. I did a 7 day and it was really nice. My son has food allergies and I am have slowly been working my way towards a diet and cooking that can benefit us all. I can't wait to keep up with you. Best, Kelly

  5. Welcome to Emily's Kitchen Sherry, Glenda and Kelly! I love Suzanne and her beautiful blog! I am honored she mentioned me in her recent post. I hope you will all find some recipes here that you will enjoy. I wish you the best in your quest for a diet to benefit your family kelly. I have some experience with this so if I can answer any questions please email me. Thank you ladies, Emily