Turkish Bulgur Pilaf Recipe

Looking for an easy Turkish Bulgur Pilaf recipe? Learn how to make Turkish Bulgur Pilaf using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by budjanpaul

Makes 4 servings



Hearty main course. Quick and easy with a wonderful flavor.

Recipe Ingredients for Turkish Bulgur Pilaf

1 1/2 cup onions
2 stalks celery
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dried dill
2 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups raw bulgur
2 1/2 cups water
1 cup currants
1 cup dried apricots
1 cup walnuts
1/2 cup parsley

Recipe Directions for Turkish Bulgur Pilaf

  1. In a large heavy saucepan, warm the pan for 2-3 minutes using medium heat.

  2. Add oil,salt, and dill, stir gently

  3. Add onions and celery

  4. Cook until vegetables tender (8-10 min)

  5. MEANWHILE put the water on to boil

  6. Add the raw bulgur and continue to saute, and stir fairly attentively over MEDIUM-LOW heat until bulgur is slightly browned (5-8 min) Bulgur is already brown so the change is subtle but as long as you stir every minute or so you'll be fine.

  7. Add water, currants, and apricots.

  8. Cover and simmer over very low head to 25 minutes or (cover and turn the heat off)until bulgur is tender and water is absorbed.

  9. Mix in the walnuts and parsley just before serving.

  10. Garnish with generous and squeezable lemon wedges.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 383.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
549
Calories from Fat
238
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
26.4g
41%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
610mg
25%
Potassium
758mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
69.5g
23%
Dietary Fiber
17.9g
72%
Sugars
8.3g
Protein
17.7g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 9% Iron 21%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
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