Bulgur and Chickpeas
A delightful side dish from Israel. The combination of light fluffy bulgur and nutty chickpeas creates a deliciously pleasing side dish for any meal. Get creative by adding your favorite ingredients like mushrooms, spinach, cranberries, feta cheese, or roasted peppers. There is no limit to the fun you can have with this dish.
Bulgur and Chickpeas
A delightful side dish from Israel. The combination of light fluffy bulgur and nutty chickpeas creates a deliciously pleasing side dish for any meal. Get creative by adding your favorite ingredients like mushrooms, spinach, cranberries, feta cheese, or roasted peppers. There is no limit to the fun you can have with this dish.
Servings
4people
Servings
4people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Heat pan on high before adding oil. Reduce heat to medium, add 2-tablespoons canola oil and heat for 1 minute. Add onions and saute until translucent and slightly browned.
  2. Add garbanzo beans with its juices, stirring to combine.
  3. Stir in bulgur, pepper, salt, and remaining 1-tablespoon canola oil. Add 1/4 cup boiling water, stir, cover and simmer on medium-low for 10 minutes. The liquid should be about 1/2-inch deep on the bottom of the pan.
  4. Remove lid, add 1 tablespoon boiling water, stir, cover and simmer an additional 5 minutes.
  5. Transfer to serving bowl or plate and serve hot or cold.
Recipe Notes

Have fun with this recipe by adding your favorite ingredients like, sauteed mushrooms, dried cranberries, feta cheese, dill, roasted red pepper and more.

Recipe by Vivi Mizrahi for www.culinarybutterfly.com