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Mexican Bulgur

Mexican Bulgur

Mexican Bulgur with beef broth and bulgur with onions, celery and peppers seasoned with cumin and chili powder.


2 tablespoons butter
1 cup bulgur wheat, dry
1 medium onion, chopped
1 cup celery, thinly sliced
1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
2-1/4 cups beef broth or water
Salt and pepper to taste


Melt butter in skillet over medium heat. Add dry bulgur and chopped onion. Cook until onion is limp and bulgur is golden.

Stir in celery, diced pepper, cumin and chili powder; cook for 2 minutes on medium heat. Stir in beef broth or water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 20 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed. Salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 6 side dish servings.
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories: 130; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 10mg; Sodium: 373mg; Carbohydrates: 12g Protein: 20g; Fiber: 5g

Did You Know?

A half cup of cooked bulgur yields one serving from the grain foods group in the Food Guide Pyramid.

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