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Total Time
40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

From about.com, it's kind of like a spicier mix of tabbouleh and couscous. Serve with pita for an appetizer, snack, or small meal. Time does not include several hours for sitting.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the bulghar wheat in a bowl with enough boiling water to cover. Allow to sit for about 15 minutes. Chop veggies if they are not already chopped.
  2. Combine the red pepper paste (or tomato paste) with the veggies, herbs, and spices. Mix well.
  3. Drain the bulghar wheat and place on a towel to squeeze out excess water.
  4. Combine with the red pepper paste and mix well.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for a few hours before serving.
  6. Serve with grape leaves, romaine lettuce, and fresh pita bread.