Grilled Zucchini Bulgur Pilaf is a quick and easy side dish that makes good use of summer's bumper zucchini crop.

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2013

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Credit: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Cindy Barr

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Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: 2/3 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

116 calories; fat 2.8g; saturated fat 0.4g; sodium 210mg.
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