Grains & Cereals

A Delicious Pilaf Recipe with Cracked Wheat Bulgur

Try this delicious recipe for Ala Pilaf, made with cracked wheat bulgur cooked with vegetables and beef or chicken bouillon. This recipe has a unique Mediterranean flavor and can easily be customized with a variety of ingredients. It’s perfect as a side dish for any meal and is sure to be a hit with your family!

Ingredients used:

For 4 people

  • 2 tablespoons - Butter or margarine
  • 0.5 cup - Celery - chopped
  • 1 medium - Onion - chopped
  • 0.5 cup - Fresh mushrooms - sliced
  • 1 cup - Cracked wheat bulgur - uncooked
  • 0.25 teaspoon - Dill weed
  • 0.25 teaspoon - Oregano
  • 0.5 teaspoon - Salt
  • 0.25 teaspoon - Pepper
  • 2 cups - Beef or chicken bouillon
  • 1 tablespoon - Parsley - chopped
  • 2 tablespoons - Pimiento - chopped

Recipe steps:

  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add all the chopped vegetables and cracked wheat bulgur and stir constantly until vegetables are tender and the bulgur is golden.
  • Add in all seasonings and bouillon, cover and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Stir in the parsley and pimiento just before serving.
  • You can optionally add chopped green pepper, chopped nuts, grated carrots or sliced ripe olives for extra flavor.

This delicious recipe for Ala Pilaf is the perfect side dish for any meal. It’s a unique Mediterranean dish that can be customized with a variety of ingredients. Give it a try and you’ll be sure to impress your family and guests with this delicious and nutritious dish!