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bulgur with cabbage and ground meat

Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

A popular and hearty stew popular in Turkish cuisine. To make a vegetarian version, omit the meat.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bulgur with cabbage and ground meat

  • 1/2 lb
    ground beef or lamb
  • 1
    onion, chopped finely
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 md
    cabbage, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2
    lemon, juiced
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 c
    hot water
  • 2 tsp
    dried mint
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • plain yogurt to serve

How To Make bulgur with cabbage and ground meat

  • 1
    Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat and saute the meat until no longer pink.
  • 2
    Add onions and chopped cabbage to the pan and cook an additional 4-5 minutes. Stir in the bulgur, tomato paste, and water and combine thoroughly.
  • 3
    Add the lemon juice, red pepper flakes and dried mint and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and cover - reduce heat to low and cook 15-20 minutes longer or until cooked to your liking.
  • 4
    Serve hot and sprinkle additional dried mint and red pepper flakes over the top. Add a dollop of plain yogurt by the side.