Bulgur Pilaf with Broccoli and Carrots

Come home to this delicious slow-cooked bulgur pilaf that’s stir in broccoli and sprinkled with cheese – a wonderful dinner.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 6 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    860mg
    860%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    9g
    9%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    10g
    10%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    110%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    8%;
    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.
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