tabbouleh

[tuh-boo-luh, -lee]
noun Middle Eastern Cookery.
a salad of fine-ground bulgur, parsley, tomatoes, green onions, mint, olive oil, and lemon juice.
Also, tabouli, tabouleh, tabooli.


Origin:
1960–65; (< F) < Levantine Arabic tabbule, derivative of tābil spice

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tabbouleh or tabbouli (təˈbuːlɪ)
 
n
a kind of Middle Eastern salad made with cracked wheat, mint, parsley, and usually cucumber
 
[C20: from Arabic tabbūla]
 
tabbouli or tabbouli
 
n
 
[C20: from Arabic tabbūla]

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We're buying lettuce in plastic packages and potato salad, tabbouleh, and hummus in deli containers.
Chunky eggplant salad was excellent, while tabbouleh was lively and tart.
Tasty appetizers include fried phyllo cigars of goat cheese and a range of salads including tabbouleh.
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