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Tabbouli Egg Salad



When we have our family gatherings everyone is known for bringing their specialty.
The Tabbouli Egg Salad is my cousin Charlene's recipe.
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 4 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 2 cups chopped mixed fresh veggies (tomato, cucumber,grated carrot and broccoli)
  • 1 green onion or 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro, mint or parsley
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 3 tbsp lime juice, fresh with grated lime peel (peel is optional)
  • 1 tsp chili powder ( I usually do more and taste as I add and mix)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a sauce pan bring broth to a boil and slowly add eggs while whisking. Cook until eggs are set.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in couscous – let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients and toss with couscous mixture
  4. Refrigerate covered.
  5. To make this a gluten free dish, it can easily be made with 2 cups cooked Rice, or 2 cups of cooked quinoa instead of couscous.
This is such a light tasting and refreshing salad, that I don't wait to serve this only in the summer. Sometimes I like to make cold salads for Sunday lunch, so that after church, all we have to do is dig in! This is so good, I always double the recipe.

9 comments:

  1. Char, I have never tasted anything like this..it sure looks good!

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  2. Sounds great. Vegetable broth replacing chicken broth would work well too. Thank you for this!

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  3. My son and his family were missionaries in the Middle East and have learned this recipe from there.
    I have eaten it often and enjoyed it so much, but always though it was complicated to make. This looks easy, I must give it a try and compare the two and see if it taste like my sons.
    Esther

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  4. This doesn't sound like anything I've had, but I can imagine that it would be a nice change or addition to a potato salad,

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  5. What an unusual but interesting recipe!! I'll definately have to give that a try sometime since I'm such a HUGE FAN of couscous!!!!

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  6. Awesome! Can't wait to try this. Have definitely bookmarked this blog!

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  7. Awesome! Can't wait to try this recipe and have bookmarked your blog!

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  8. I made this, and it is every bit as delicious as you said it is.
    My family and guest gobbled up every last morsel.
    Shirley from Manitoba

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  9. All the other dishes that you mention sound great! Are they on the blog as well, and where would I find them?

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