Bulgur Pilaf with Egg Noodles
(Erişteli Bulgur Pilavı)
3/4 cup Turkish bulgur, large grain, rinsed
1/3 cup Egg noodles (Eriste)
4-5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 small onion, thinly sliced
1 cubanelle pepper, chopped
1 large tomato, peeled, diced
3-4 tbsp canned crushed tomatoes
1 cup warm water
1/2 tsp crushed (flake) pepper
1 tbsp butter
Saute the onion with olive oil for 2-3 minutes. Add the noodles and continue to saute for about 2 more minutes. Stir in garlic until fragrant for about 30 seconds. Then add the tomatoes and continue to saute for 2-3 more minutes at medium heat. Then add in the remaining ingredients, stir. Turn the heat down to low heat. Cover and cook until all the water evaporates.
Place the butter on the cooked pilaf, gently stir. Put the lid back on. Let the Pilaf stand for 5 minutes.