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Caramelised onion, mushroom and Bulgar pilaf

4
4
1
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
36 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
16 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Our vegetarian pilaf is packed with sauteéd onions, mushrooms and spinach and makes a tasty side dish.

Ingredients

Vegetable stock cube(s)

1½ cube(s), vegetable, make up to 480ml with hot water

Bulgur wheat, dry

120 g

Water

240 ml

Olive Oil

2 teaspoons

Onion(s)

1 medium, chopped

Mushrooms

225 g, thinly sliced

Spinach

120 g, baby leaves

Salt

¼ teaspoons, or to taste

Black pepper

¼ teaspoons

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring stock, bulgar and water to a boil; cover, reduce heat to low and simmer until bulgar is tender, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until onions are golden and tender, about 8 minutes. Add mushrooms; cook, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are golden and tender, about 5 minutes. Add spinach, salt and pepper; cook, stirring, until spinach wilts, about 1 minute more.
  3. Spoon bulgar into frying pan; stir over low heat until well-combined. Serve.

Notes

To save time, buy pre-sliced mushrooms and frozen chopped onions and spinach. If you use frozen spinach, make sure it's thawed and well-drained before using it in the recipe.Cooking time may vary with frozen vegetables.