Bulgur with Tomatoes and Ground Beef
(Bulgurlu Domates Yemeği - Turhal - Black Sea Region)
1 small onion, sliced
2 tbsp butter
~150 g ground beef
1 cubanelle pepper, chopped
1 large tomato, peeled, diced
1 tbsp canned crushed tomatoes
3/4 cup bulgur, large grain, rinsed
1 1/4 cups warm water
Garlic Yogurt Sauce:
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1-2 garlic cloves, mashed with salt
Saute the onion and ground beef with butter until the colour of ground beef turns to light brown at medium heat. Add the cubanelle pepper and tomato, crushed tomatoes, saute for 4-5 minutes. Add the bulgur, warm water, salt and pepper, stir. Cover and cook until all the water evaporates at low heat. Let the Pilaf stand for about 5 minutes.
You can serve it with Garlic Yogurt Sauce by the side.