Bulgur Pilaf with Green Lentils

Bulgur pilaf with green lentils and herbs served in a large ceramic bowl.

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Bulgur pilaf with lentils is ready in about 30 minutes. Makes a perfect side for chicken or beef.




  1. Heat olive oil in a large pan. Sauté the diced onion until soft.
  2. Add in green lentils and stir.
  3. Pour 1/2 cup hot water in the pan and cook it covered over low heat until lentils get tender, about 15 minutes.
  4. Add in bulgur and salt when the water is absorbed and stir well. Cook over medium high heat for a few minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Bring it to the lowest heat.
  6. Pour 2 cups hot water in the pan and cook covered until all the water is gone, about 15 minutes.
  7. Let it rest at least 15 minutes before serving.
  8. Fluff with a fork and add in chopped parsley. Serve warm.

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