Recipe and photo by the Wheat Foods Council
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup bulgur wheat, dry
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 cup celery, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
- 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 2 1/4 cups vegetable broth or water
- salt and pepper to taste
Stir in celery, diced pepper, cumin and chili powder; cook for 2 minutes on medium heat.
Stir in vegetable broth or water and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat; simmer for 20 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed. Season generously with salt and pepper to taste.
Makes six servings.
Nutrition: One serving provides approximately: 130 calories, 4 g protein, 20 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 5 g fat (3 g saturated), 10 mg cholesterol, 16 mcg folate, 1 mg iron, 373 mg sodium
With just 130 calories per serving, this bulgur wheat pilaf is a low-calorie vegetarian meal.
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