Parsley is one of the main ingredients of the recipe that I present below. I learned how to prepare it on my trip to Lebanon, thanks to the support of a kind young Syrian girl, who shared with me the secrets of the main dishes of the country. In Lebanon, Tabulé is a dish that you can find in practically all restaurants, no matter the type, place or price. It is a very refreshing salad with an intense flavor that will help you get out of the routine in your kitchen.
Although it is not clear exactly, it is thought that parsley is an herb native to southeastern Europe or western Asia.
This herb, which is present in hundreds of recipes around the globe, is listed as one of the healthiest ingredients with the most versatile presentation in the world, since you can eat it in many different presentations, from soups, salads, juices and its contains a huge amount of benefits for our health.
It is famous for its diuretic properties and its high fiber content. It contains a high percentage of vitamin K, which helps the blood to coagulate properly, as well as in the proper development of bones. Vitamin K also helps with the absorption of vitamin D. Parsley is also rich in vitamin C, a percentage higher than that provided by oranges as well as vitamin A, which helps prevent eye diseases.
This food is also rich in iron, a component of protein necessary for metabolism and the production of red blood cells. It has antioxidant, analgesic effects and strengthens the immune system since it increases the defenses.
Many naturist groups propose the frequent intake of parsley to eliminate toxins from the body.