Bulgur Pilaf with Dried Apricots

Side Dishes.
Bulgur is an earthy, nutty grain that becomes fluffy once cooked. It's an ideal canvas for aromatic and sweet flavors. Active time: 15 min Start to finish: 35 min

Bulgur Pilaf with Dried Apricots


Quantity Ingredients
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
2 tbsp olive oil
1/4 tsp ground allspice
1/8 tsp cayenne
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1 cup bulgur
1 1/2 cups water
1/4 cup chopped Califonia dried apricots


Cook onion in oil in a small heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 5 minutes.

Add spices and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Stir in remaining ingredients with 1/2 teaspoon salt and simmer, covered, until liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, 5 minutes.

Fluff with a fork before serving.

Makes 4 servings

Nutrition information per serving: 208 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated), 0mg cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate, 7g fiber, 5g protein (nutritional analysis provided by Nutrition Data)

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