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Apricot-Saffron Bulgur

Apricot-saffron Bulgur Recipe

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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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15 Min
Stove Top


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


1Prepare 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).
2Stir saffron into bulgur (or you can do this at any time, you can add saffron into the water as it boils)
3While 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.
4Add sliced almonds to the apricot/onion mix.
5When bulgur is ready, add apricot/onion/almond and mix, fluff and serve!

About Apricot-Saffron Bulgur

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