Grilling Guide

Grilling Guide

Pure Leaf Pairings Tabbouleh Salad with Chickpeas and Pistachios

  • serves 4

Healthy and refreshing, this Tabbouleh Salad with Pistachios & Chickpeas makes for the ideal lunch or side dish. Chock full of fresh herbs, dried fruit, juicy cucumber and protein-rich chickpeas, this bulgur salad is tossed in a lemon shallot vinaigrette, topped with crunchy roasted pistachios and paired perfectly with PURE LEAF UNSWEETENED LEMON TEA.

3 Ratings
Directions for: Pure Leaf Pairings Tabbouleh Salad with Chickpeas and Pistachios


Lemon Shallot Dressing

¼ cup fresh lemon juice

¼ cup olive oil

1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 Tbsp honey

2 tsp finely chopped shallots

½ tsp kosher salt

¼ tsp ground cumin

⅛ tsp cayenne pepper

Bulgur Wheat

2 cups water

1 cup dried bulgur wheat

½ tsp kosher salt


1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained

1 cup diced, unpeeled cucumber

½ cup chopped pitted dates

½ cup dried cranberries and/or dried cherries

½ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

¼ cup chopped fresh mint leaves

½ cup roasted pistachios


Lemon Shallot Dressing

1. For the dressing, in a small bowl, whisk lemon juice, olive oil, cider vinegar, honey, shallots, salt, cumin and cayenne pepper. Set aside.

Bulgur Wheat

1. In a small saucepan, bring 2 cups water to a boil and stir in bulgur and salt. Cover, remove from heat and let stand until tender, about 25-30 minutes.


1. In a large serving bowl, combine chickpeas, cucumber, dates, cranberries or cherries, parsley, mint and cooked bulgur. Toss with dressing and top with roasted pistachios.

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