Bulgur Pilaf

Recipe courtesy of Harvard University Dining Services

Serves 4

  • 1¼ cups low-sodium vegetable broth, heated
  • 1 cup bulgur
  • 1½ tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ cup tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ cup sun dried tomatoes, minced
  • 1 dash crushed red pepper (or to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • Salt (optional) and pepper to taste

Heat the oil in a sauté pan over medium heat, and sauté the garlic until it is tender; do not let it get brown.

Add the bulgur and sauté until it smells toasty, about 10 minutes. Pour in the hot broth, reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer until all the broth has been absorbed, about 10 minutes.

Fluff bulgur with a fork. Gently stir in diced and dried tomatoes.

In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, honey, canola oil, crushed red pepper, salt (if desired), and pepper. Pour over bulgur and blend well. Serve warm.

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories: 230? Protein: 6 g? Carbohydrate: 36 g? Fiber: 8 g? Sodium: 250 mg
Saturated fat: 1 g? Polyunsaturated fat: 1.5 g? Monounsaturated fat: 5 g
Trans fat: 0 g? Cholesterol: 0 mg

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