Apricot-saffron Bulgur Recipe

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Apricot-Saffron Bulgur

Annacia *

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A wonderful side dish with grilled chicken and so many other things. Excellent change from rice and potatoes, it has so much more flavor.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
bulgur wheat (dry)
1/2 c
dried apricot, diced
1/2 c
onion, diced
3 oz
sliced almonds
1 Tbsp
butter
1/2 g
saffron (usually 1 small package is this size)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare bulgur according to directions on package (usually boil 2x as much water as the bulgur you are using, take off heat, add bulgur, stir, let sit 5 mins).
2
Stir saffron into bulgur (or you can do this at any time, you can add saffron into the water as it boils)
3
While bulgur is cooking, saute onions in butter over med-high heat, as soon as onions begin to get soft (2 mins) add apricots. Lower heat to med-low and saute for an additional 10 minutes.
4
Add sliced almonds to the apricot/onion mix.
5
When bulgur is ready, add apricot/onion/almond and mix, fluff and serve!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy