Turmeric Spiced Bulgur
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A vibrant bulgur recipe flavored with turmeric, parsley and lemon. Delicious as a side dish or vegan main course.
Recipe type: Side, Grain,
Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian, International
Serves: 2-3
  • 1 cup or 180g coarse bulgur*
  • half of small onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp granulated garlic
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups low sodium vegetable broth or water
  • large handful of chopped parsley**
  • 1 small lemon, juiced
  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan, once warm add the onion and saute until soft. Next add the bulgur and cook for 3 minutes while stirring often. Add the garlic and saute for another minute, then add the turmeric and mix into the ingredients. Pour the broth and salt into the saucepan. Cove and simmer under low heat for about 15-20 minute or until all of the liquid has been absorbed.
  2. Right before serving toss in parsley and pour in lemon juice. Gently stir until well combined. Serve as side dish or vegan meal.
*The recipe can also be made using rice.
**Fresh cilantro or chives may be used in lieu of parsley.

• To give the bulgur a spicy touch you could add some finely chopped chiles or some ground chile powder or red pepper flakes. The spicy ness works great with the flavours in the recipe.
Recipe by Spicie Foodie ™ at https://www.spiciefoodie.com/2013/01/27/turmeric-spiced-bulgur/