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Lebanese Bulgur Recipe

Lebanese Bulgur
Lebanese Bulgur

By Geema
Grom Food.com

Prep Time: 50 mins | Total Time: 50 mins | Servings: 4-6

"This delicious recipe is from Burt Green and is my favorite way to eat whole wheat bulgur. It easy and fabulous as a side dish for a wide variety of meat or vegetarian meals. Please try this."


1/3 cup olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 cup bulgur
1 cup tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth or 1 1/2 cups chicken broth, heated
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon tomato paste
salt and pepper
1 pinch cayenne (optional)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and cook until lightly browned, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for another minute.
  4. Stir in the tomatos and basil, cooking 2 more minutes.
  5. Stir the bulgur into the tomato mixture, making sure that the bulgur is well coated.
  6. Stir in the hot broth, reduce the heat to low and cook, covered, for 5 minutes.
  7. Add the honey, tomato paste, salt, pepper and cayenne to the bulgur mixture.
  8. Continue to cook, covered until the bulgur is tender and all the liquid has been absorbed, about 25 minutes.
  9. Turn off the heat and let sit for 10 minutes.
  10. Sprinkle the parsley over the top.

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