Lebanese Tabbouleh

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Serves 6 people

Ingredients
2 bundles of parsley, finely chopped
2 long stems of mint leaves, finely chopped
4 tomatoes, diced
1 medium red onion, diced
½tspsalt
½tspcumin
½tsp(Lebanese) seven spices
½tspblack pepper
½cupfresh lemon juice
¼cuppomegranate paste (optional)
¾cupolive oil
For the couscous
300gcouscous
½tspsalt
½tsp(Lebanese) seven spices
Instructions

Mix couscous, salt, and seven spices in a small pot or bowl. Add boiling water until the couscous is just submerged. Stir, cover, and let it sit for five minutes.

In a large bowl, mix the herbs, tomatoes, and onion. Combine the spices, lemon juice, pomegranate paste, and olive oil, and mix everything thoroughly, then add the mixture to the large bowl.

Add the couscous and mix everything well. Mix again before serving.