Bulgur bi zeit
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Cuisine: Mediterranean Diet
Serves: 4 People
  • 2 Cups organic fine bulgur
  • 3 Tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
  • 1 Medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon tomato paste
  • A pinch of smoked paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 ½ Cups of water
  • A small bunch of fresh parsley thinly cut
  • 2 Small scallions thinly sliced
  1. Rinse the bulgur under cold running water and squeeze dry.
  2. In a frying pan add the EVOO and the thinly sliced onion and sauté for a couple of minutes at medium temperature. Once the onion is golden add the tomato paste and the rinsed bulgur and mix it all well. Add 1 teaspoon of sea salt or salt to taste. Add a small pinch of smoked paprika. Mix it all well and add 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice. Add 2 ½ cups of water and cook it at low heat until the bulgur has absorbed the water and it is well cooked (approximately 15 minutes).
  3. Remove from the heat and serve topped with thinly sliced fresh parsley and scallions.
This dish is usually served with small fresh grape leaves.
Recipe by Tasty Mediterraneo at https://www.tastymediterraneo.com/bulgur-bi-zeit/