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Bulgur Pilaf with Spinach

Bulgur Pilaf with Spinach

Time: 40 minutes.

This recipe goes with Bulgur Kebab Burritos

Sunset SEPTEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Serves 8


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 209
  • Calories from fat: 33%
  • Protein: 6.8g
  • Fat: 7.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Fiber: 8.3g
  • Sodium: 823mg
  • Cholesterol: 2.5mg

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