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Bulgur Pilaf

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This bulgur pilaf is a nutritious and easy pilaf recipe. Cooked with plain bulgur, the pilaf is prepared with added vegetables and herbed with thyme. Seasoned to taste, it can be served with a side of choice.
  Unsalted margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Yellow onion 1 Small, chopped fine
  Bulgur 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Water/Low sodium chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Carrot 1 Medium, peeled and chopped fine
  Celery stalks 1 Medium, chopped fine
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon

In a medium size heavy saucepan, melt the margarine over moderate heat.
Add the onion and cook, uncovered, until soft about 5 minutes.
Add the bulgur and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Add the water, carrot, celery, thyme, and pepper.
Bring to a simmer, reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook for 15 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 501 Calories from Fat 121

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.3%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 93.8 mg3.9%

Total Carbohydrates 88 g29.3%

Dietary Fiber 22.3 g89.4%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 14 g27.6%

Vitamin A 220.2% Vitamin C 10.4%

Calcium 12.4% Iron 33.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bulgur Pilaf Recipe