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Bulgur Lentil Pilaf


  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 tomatoes – peeled/seeded/chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 cup brown lentils
  • 1 cup medium coarse bulgur
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • salt and black pepper
Bulgur Lentil Pilaf

Bulgur Lentil Pilaf


  • wash lentils and boil gently for 10 minutes, drain using cold water
  • chop and lightly brown onions in olive oil, add chopped tomatoes…add tomato paste
  • add lentils to onion/tomato and gently stir for a minute
  • add 2 cups of hot water and bring to a boil, add salt and pepper to taste
  • place bulgur in strainer and run cold water over it, drain and add to boiling mixture
  • simmer for 20 minutes on gentle heat
  • turn off heat, place paper towel over pot and place lid, keep covered for 20 minutes

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