How To Make Butternut Tabbouleh
This tabbouleh recipe is the perfect introduction to Middle Eastern cuisine. It’s outrageously flavorful and highly healthy, you’ll love this dish.
To cook the butternut, warm 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is shimmering, add the cubed butternut and 1 teaspoon salt. Toss to coat.
Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, then uncover and continue cooking until the butternut is tender and the edges are nice and caramelized about 7 minutes. Transfer the butternut to a medium-sized serving bowl to cool.
While the butternut is cooking, combine the bulgur and water in a pot. Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat, then cover, reduce heat to low, and cook for 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and let the bulgur rest for 5 minutes in the covered pot. Fluff the bulgur with a fork and season to taste with salt. Let the bulgur cool.
Once the butternut and bulgur have cooled down, toss them together in your serving bowl. Add the chopped parsley, mint, and shallot, as well as the dried cranberries.
Squeeze the juice of one lemon into the bowl and drizzle in 2 to 3 tablespoons of olive oil, to taste.
- Calories: 318.74kcal
- Fat: 17.67g
- Saturated Fat: 2.47g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 12.42g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.04g
- Carbohydrates: 41.12g
- Fiber: 6.85g
- Sugar: 11.46g
- Protein: 4.94g
- Sodium: 706.02mg
- Calcium: 107.10mg
- Potassium: 670.83mg
- Iron: 3.91mg
- Vitamin A: 485.29µg
- Vitamin C: 64.04mg
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