5 Vegan Tabbouleh Recipes

Tabbouleh is a traditional Middle Eastern recipe made of bulgur, tomatoes, and hand chopped fresh parsley. This tasty meal is traditionally served in small cos lettuce leaves. Bulgur is a versatile grain high in fiber and protein. Bulgur wheat is easy to make and you can add it to bread, salads, and meat and fish dishes. Here are some amazingly delicious Tabbouleh recipes:

1. Simple And Easy Tabbouleh Recipe

This simple and easy tabbouleh recipe is packed with vitamins, mineral, and fiber. If you are gluten sensitive, use quinoa in this recipe.


1 cup bulgur wheat

1/3 cup dried cranberries

2 medium cucumbers, diced

1 scallion

2 tbsp. mint leaves, chopped

3 tbsp. parsley, chopped

3 tsp. olive oil

2 tsp. red wine vinegar

½ lemon, juiced

Salt and pepper to taste

4 red radishes, chopped

1 clove garlic, minced


Cook the bulgur according to the package instructions. Leave covered for 30 min. Add the garlic and set aside to cool. Chopped the scallion add it to a large mixing bowl. Add the remaining ingredients. Season with salt and pepper and toss well to combine.

2. Broccoli Tabbouleh

Broccoli tabbouleh-a perfect addition to any lunch or dinner. This recipe is also low-carb and gluten-free!


1 small head of broccoli

1/3 parsley, chopped

2 tbsp. mint leaves, chopped

1 green onion, sliced

1 tomato, quartered

1 cucumber, diced

10 olives, chopped

1 garlic clove, minced

¼ cup fresh lemon juice

1 tsp. vinegar

4 tbsp. olive oil

Salt and pepper, to taste


In a food processor, place the broccoli and pulse until you have a texture that resembles rice. Place the broccoli, rice, olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, garlic,olives, cucumber, tomato, green onion, mint leaves and parsley into a large bowl and toss to mix. Serve cold!  Done!

3. Tabbouleh Salad

This salad will keep you energized through the day. You can add shrimps in a non-vegan version of the recipe.


1 cup bulgur

2 tbsp. pomegranate seed

1/2 cup apples, peeled, diced

1 green onions, chopped

1 garlic clove, minced

2 tbsp.lemon juice

2 tbsp.olive oil

Salt and pepper l, to taste

1//3 ground turmeric


Soak the bulgur overnight and discard the water. In a large pot bring the water to a boil. Add the bulgur and cook for 50 min. Drain well. Simply, add all the ingredients in a large bowl and toss to coat well. Bon appetit!

4. Vegan Tabbouleh With Tofu

This vegan tabbouleh with tofu recipe will keep you healthy during these cold days.  Serve with veggie kabobs.

2 green onions, chopped

1 cup bulgur wheat

1/5 cup fresh parsley, chopped

Salt, and pepper, to taste

1 cup chopped parsley

1 scallion, chopped

1 tbsp. fresh mint, chopped

1 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped

1/2 lemon, juiced

1 garlic clove, minced

4tbsp. olive oil


Cook the bulgur according to the package instructions; drain. In a large bowl mix together the bulgur and veggies. In another bowl mix all the ingredients together. Serve and enjoy!

5. Vegan Chickpea Tabbouleh

This delicious chickpea tabbouleh is very simple, yet so delicious! It is a perfect for large dinner parties.


1 cup bulgur (or quinoa), cooked, drained and rinsed

1/2 tsp. cumin seeds

½ cup halved cherry tomatoes

1 green onion, peeled

1 small cucumber, diced

1/2cup chickpeas, cooked, drained and rinsed

1 tbsp., mint leaves, chopped

3 tbsp. parsley, chopped

2 tbsp. olive oil

1/2 lemon, juiced

Salt and pepper, to taste


In a large salad bowl, add the bulgur, cumin seeds, tomatoes, cucumber, chickpeas, mint leaves, parsley, olive oil, lemon juice and stir to combine. Garnish with mint leaves. Serve and enjoy!

5 Vegan Tabbouleh Recipes