Bulgur Pilaf with Almonds and Cranberries Recipe

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Submitted by moukie77

Makes 4 servings



I actually use low sodium chicken broth, but you can also substitute water. Each serving is about 1 cup.

Recipe Ingredients for Bulgur Pilaf with Almonds and Cranberries

1/3 cup sliced almonds
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup red onion, finely chopped
1 cup bulgur
2 cups vegetable broth
1/4 cup dried cranberries

Recipe Directions for Bulgur Pilaf with Almonds and Cranberries

  1. In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, cook almonds, tossing occasionally until golden, 4-5 minutes.

  2. Remove from skillet and let cool.

  3. In same saucepan, melt butter over med. heat.

  4. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until beginning to brown, 6-8 minutes.

  5. Add bulgur and stir to coat.

  6. Add broth season with pepper and bring to boil (lots of salt in the broth, so no need to add more).

  7. Reduce heat to low, cover saucepan, and simmer until liquid has cooked out and bulgur is tender, about 15 minutes.

  8. Remove from heat, sprinkle bulgur with cranberries.

  9. Cover and set aside to steam, about 5 minutes.

  10. Add toasted almonds and stir to combine and fluff bulgur.

Categories

Brunch, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 206.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
246
Calories from Fat
104
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.5g
18%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
282mg
12%
Potassium
255mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
32.6g
11%
Dietary Fiber
8.3g
33%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
6.3g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 4% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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