Bulgur Pilaf with Broccoli and Carrots

Bulgur Pilaf with Broccoli and Carrots

A nice change of pace from the more common rice pilaf, this meatless bulgur entrée is sure to satisfy both young and old.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

6:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

main-dish

2
cups uncooked bulgur wheat or cracked wheat
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon salt
4
medium carrots, shredded (2 2/3 cups)
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
cans (14 oz each) vegetable or chicken broth
4
cups chopped fresh broccoli
1
cup shredded Colby cheese (4 oz)
  1. In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except broccoli and cheese.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours or just until bulgur is tender.
  3. Stir in broccoli. Sprinkle with cheese. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 15 minutes or until broccoli is tender and cheese is melted.
Makes 8 main-dish servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve it with a citrus fruit salad of orange and grapefruit sections drizzled with a poppy seed fruit dressing or your favorite fruit dressing.
Whole Grain Serving: 1 1/2

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 250
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 860mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 9g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.