The Spice Messenger


Summer Meal Ideas: Tabbouleh

This is such a delicious and nutritious addition to a summer meal and can be thrown together with a lot of ingredients you'd find in your cupboard! That being said the big handfuls of fresh parsley and mint truly make this dish incredible.


100g couscous

100g pearl barley

Big handful of mixed nuts

Big handful of dried fruit- we used mango, apricots, raisins

2 garlic cloves

Big handful of fresh parsley and mint

75g feta

1/2 a lemon zested and juiced

5 tbsp olive oil

1/2 tsp of cumin

Salt and pepper

  1. Wash the pearl barley and cover with water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.

  2. Cook the couscous according to instructions

  3. Meanwhile, roughly chop the mixed nuts, dried fruit, parsley and mint.

  4. Finely chop the garlic cloves and zest half the lemon

  5. Add all the ingredients to a large bowl and mix in the olive oil, lemon juice, cumin and salt and pepper

  6. Break up the feta and sprinkle over


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