Definition of tabbouleh in English:

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Pronunciation: /təˈbuːleɪ/
Pronunciation: /ˈtabuːleɪ/


[mass noun]
An Arab salad of cracked wheat mixed with finely chopped ingredients such as tomatoes, onions, and parsley.
Example sentences
  • New recipes arrived via people rather than books and my sister's summer in France introduced us to tabbouleh, ratatouille and real vinaigrette on salads.
  • Spoon a finely chopped mess of tomato, parsley and spring onions - a sort of lazy cook's tabbouleh - over a big dollop of it and serve it with grilled fish or lamb, roast chicken or spiced meatballs.
  • Lunch I'll make myself - usually some cold rice and salad with a dressing of olive oil, mustard, caraway seeds and garlic, or tabbouleh.


From Arabic tabbūla.

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