Bulghur Pilaf

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      40 min

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

Bulghur (cracked wheat) has a soulful, earthy, nutty flavor, which makes it popular throughout the Middle and Near East as an ingredient in salads, casseroles, and meat dishes. In this recipe, the bulghur is prepared pilaf-style. Try it with lamb or as a light vegetarian entrée.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove


  1. Heat the oil in a nonstick sauté pan. Add the onion and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add the garlic, pine nuts, and 3 tablespoons parsley and continue cooking until the onion and nuts are lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes more. Stir in the bulghur and cook until the gra