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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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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)

How to Make Apricot-Saffron Bulgur


  • 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!

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About Apricot-Saffron Bulgur

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

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