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Monday, October 23, 2017

Bulgur Pilaf with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

(Kuru Domatesli Bulgur Pilavı)

Bulgur Pilaf with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
3/4 cup Turkish bulgur, large grain, washed and drained
1 small-sized onion, sliced
1 tbsp butter or 4-5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
~100 g sun-dried tomatoes in oil, chopped
1 small cubanelle pepper, discard the seeds, chopped
1 tsp red pepper paste, sweet
2-3 tbsp canned crushed tomatoes
1 cup hot water

Saute the onion with butter for 2-3 minutes at medium heat. Add the red pepper paste and crushed tomatoes to the pot and continue to saute for 1-2 more minutes. Add the remaining ingredients, stir. Cover and cook until all the water evaporates. Let the Pilaf stand for 5 minutes.

Serve with pickled vegetables and yogurt on the side.

2 servings.