Bulgur Pilaf
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Try this delicious Turkish bulgur pilaf recipe and enjoy a hearty, comfort meal with amazing flavors! It can be served as a side or as a main dish as well.
  • 1 ½ cup bulgur wheat
  • 2 tomatoes, medium, chopped
  • 1 onion, large, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups hot vegetable broth or water
  • 2 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp cumin seeds, roasted
  • 3 Tbsp almonds, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp cilantro or parsley, chopped
  • ⅓ tsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp coconut or olive oil
  • a pinch of salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and pepper and saute for 3 minutes until the onion starts to soften
  3. Add tomato and saute for 3 more minutes.
  4. Stir in the tomato paste and add the bulgur wheat and mix to combine.
  5. Add the veggie broth, chili powder, roasted cumin seeds, salt, and pepper
  6. Turn the heat to high and bring to boil, then turn it back to medium-low.
  7. Simmer the bulgur for 10 to 15 minutes.
  8. Add the almonds, and stir to combine.
  9. Remove from the heat, put the lid on it and let sit for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.
  10. Top with chopped cilantro or parsley to serve.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at https://gourmandelle.com/bulgur-pilaf/