Grilled Zucchini Bulgur Pilaf

Grilled Zucchini Bulgur Pilaf Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Cindy Barr
Grilled Zucchini Bulgur Pilaf is a quick and easy side dish that makes good use of summer's bumper zucchini crop.

Yield:

Serves 6 (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 116
Fat 2.8 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Sodium 210 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup chopped celery
2 cups water
1 cup uncooked bulgur
1 zucchini
1/4 cup parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Lemon wedges

Preparation

1. Heat a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add olive oil, onion, and celery; sauté 3 minutes. Add water and bulgur; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 11 minutes.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat; coat with cooking spray. Quarter zucchini. Grill zucchini 5 minutes; dice. Combine bulgur, zucchini, parsley, salt, and pepper. Serve with lemon wedges.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Carolyn Malcoun,

Cooking Light

August 2013
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