Bulgur Pilaf with Spinach


Time: 40 minutes.


Serves 8

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Nutritional Information

Calories 209
Caloriesfromfat 33 %
Protein 6.8 g
Fat 7.7 g
Satfat 1 g
Carbohydrate 32 g
Fiber 8.3 g
Sodium 823 mg
Cholesterol 2.5 mg


1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 large onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups bulgur wheat
1 qt. chicken broth or water
1 pound spinach leaves, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


1. Heat a medium pot over medium-high heat, 2 minutes. Add oil, then stir in onion and garlic. Cook, stirring often, until onion is translucent, about 4 minutes.

2. Pour in bulgur and stir to coat with oil. Add broth. Let mixture come to a boil, then stir in spinach, cover, and reduce heat to simmer. Cook until all liquid has been absorbed and bulgur is tender, about 20 minutes. Season with salt and lemon juice.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.