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Bulghur Pilaf

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  Bulgur wheat 1 Cup (16 tbs), rinsed in cool water and drained (Cracked Wheat)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Approximately)
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Vegetable broth/Chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Homemade)
  Dried sage 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Dried summer savory 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon

1. Put the bulghur and 2 cups water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, cover tightly, and simmer for 40 minutes, or until tender, adding more water during cooking if necessary.
2. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees.
3. Spread the bulghur out on baking sheets and dry in the oven.
4. Bulghur can be left whole for a chewy product or cracked by passing through a coffee mill. Store in a closed container in the refrigerator.
5. Melt the butter in a heavy casserole and add 1 cup of the dried bulghur and the onion. Saute for 5 minutes.
6. Add the broth, salt, savory, and parsley. Cover tightly and simmer over low heat until the liquid is absorbed, about 25 minutes.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 938 Calories from Fat 343

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60.2%

Saturated Fat 23.7 g118.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.8 mg32.3%

Sodium 1381.8 mg57.6%

Total Carbohydrates 136 g45.3%

Dietary Fiber 35.2 g141%

Sugars 6.7 g

Protein 22 g43.5%

Vitamin A 76.1% Vitamin C 85.1%

Calcium 18.5% Iron 37.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bulghur Pilaf Recipe