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Mushroom Bulgur Pilaf

Ingredients

1 cup
onion, chopped (1 medium onion)
1 1⁄2 teaspoons
vegetable oil
3 cups
mushrooms, sliced or chopped (12 medium button mushrooms)
3⁄4 cup
bulgur
1 1⁄2 cups
water
2 teaspoons
dry boullion (chicken or vegetable)
1⁄2 teaspoon
garlic powder
1⁄4 teaspoon
pepper
2 cups
packed fresh spinach, roughly chopped

Directions

  1. Use a medium saucepan or skillet with a tightly fitting lid. Over medium heat, sauté onions in oil in the open pan until they are softened.
  2. Add mushrooms and sauté until beginning to brown, stirring frequently.
  3. Stir in bulgur and continue to stir until lightly browned.
  4. Add water, bouillon, garlic powder, and pepper. Cover pan with lid.
  5. Reduce heat to low. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until bulgur is tender and liquids are absorbed.
  6. Remove from heat. Mix in the spinach and serve.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Photo of Mushroom Bulgur Pilaf
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Makes: 4 cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label
Last updated: 01/15/20

2 Comments for "Mushroom Bulgur Pilaf"

This looked like a good side dish, and it was.  My husband really liked it and he's usually not a fan of cooked spinach.  The flavor and texture were really good.  It will be served again at our house.

This recipe was a lasting favorite with middle school students. One 8th grader said, "That was the best mushroom dish ever!" We were learning about herbs and I added a 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme to this recipe - thyme and lemon are great flavor boosters for mushrooms!!