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Mediterranean Burgul With Noodles

dedemed's picture
This bulgar pilaf dish is healthy and filling with complex carbohydrates. It is a great replacement for white rice and yet goes great with grilled chicken and a nice salad. You can even add chick peas to this dish to get your non-animal proteins.
Ingredients
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Bulgur 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vermicelli noodles 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable boulllion 1
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

MAKING
1. In a 4 quart pot on medium/low heat melt the butter, add the onions and saute until lightly brown and caramelized.
2. Then add the noodles and cook until lightly brown, continue to mix to avoid burning them.
3. Next, mix in the burgul then add the 4 cups of water, give it a stir and then add the salt, cinnamon and boullion then bring to a light boil.
4. Bring down the heat to low and cover and let cook for 30-40 minutes or until the bulgar is tender. Fluff with a fork.

SERVING
5. In a serving plate, garnish with parsley and serve with yogurt, chicken or salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bulgur
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Here is a superb video that shows a versatile burgul with noodles recipe. The chef makes this dish with bulgur or cracked wheat and shariyi. This video is a must watch for those who like Mediterranean food.

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maggi rocks's picture
Great recipe, i ahd no clue there were so many ways of making Maggi. i saw the ad for www.meandmeri.in on this site and checked it out, people have posted some really amazing stories and recipes there, iv been on a roll!