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    Lentil and Bulgur Pilaf With Green and Yellow Squash

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    50 mins

    35 mins

    15 mins

    justcallmetoni's Note:

    This is typical of lenten dishes from Lebanon. Rich in fiber and nutrients, it makes for a wonderful one dish meal or a substantial side dish. The original comes from a 1997 issue of Eating Well magazine but has been modified to suit my tastes. If you replace the chicken broth with vegetable broth, this is a vegan dish as well.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    cups

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large saucepan, mix together the broth, lentils, onion bay leaf, salt allspice and pepper and bring to boil over medium heat. Reduce to low, cover and simmer 10 minutes.
    2. 2
      Add bulgur and simmer and cook an adidtional 25 minutes until the lentils and bulgur are tender.
    3. 3
      Remove from heat and stir in the lemon juice.
    4. 4
      Meanwhile, in a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add zucchini and squash and cook 2 minutes. Add garlic and lemon zest and cook an additional 3 minutes until the squash are tender.
    5. 5
      Stir in parsley and cilantro. Taste and season with salt and pepper as desired.
    6. 6
      Mix the squah into the bulgur and lentil pilaf.
    7. 7
      Serve hot with lemon wedges.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 17, 2009

      45

      This was really delicious! So healthy, so easy, sooooo good!!! Thank you so much for posting this delicious recipe. We were a little worried because it sounded so plain, but the flavors were absolutely divine! :)

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    • on October 21, 2008

      45

      A simple, savory dinner, with elements that really harmonize. I've made it a few times and I'm still pleasantly surprised by the first bite!

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    • on October 25, 2007

      45

      This recipe had a surprisingly lovely taste! The spices blend well together. The first time I made it, my mother-in-law was over for lunch when we had guests, and she liked it so much that she requested it again a while later that I make it at her place! She's not so used to new recipes, so that said alot! I didn't have bulgur, so I used the mill attachment on my blender to coarsely grind barley. And I didn't have allspice, but I made my blend from the recipe in my standard cookbook. Nice dish! Thanks for posting it. A tasty and healthy way to serve squash and get some whole grains at the same time. =) P.S. I served it with homemade tahini and raw veggies to balance out the meal.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lentil and Bulgur Pilaf With Green and Yellow Squash

    Serving Size: 1 (272 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 232.6
     
    Calories from Fat 28
    12%
    Total Fat 3.1 g
    4%
    Saturated Fat 0.4 g
    2%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 532.3 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 40.9 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 14.9 g
    59%
    Sugars 2.4 g
    9%
    Protein 12.3 g
    24%

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