Mediterranean Bulgur and Lentils

Enjoy this slow cooked bulgur and lentil recipe for dinner - perfect if you like Mediterranean cuisine.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked bulgur wheat or cracked wheat
1/2
cup dried lentils, sorted, rinsed
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon salt
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (15.25 oz) whole kernel corn, drained
2
cans (14 oz each) vegetable or chicken broth
2
medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1/2
cup drained pitted kalamata olives
1
cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except tomatoes, olives and cheese.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 to 4 hours or until lentils are tender.
  • 3 Stir in tomatoes and olives. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 15 minutes longer. Top with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    880mg
    880%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    10g
    10%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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