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Date: Tue, 21 Jul 1998 05:56:10 -0700
From: (Mykdmom1@aol.com)

FROM:  500 (practically) Fat-Free Recipes by Sarah Schlesinger

Lentil-Bulgur Pilaf

Lentils and bulgur are spiced with cayenne pepper and cumin.

YIELD:  6 servings  *  PREPARATION TIME:  20 minutes  *  
COOKING TIME:  20 minutes plus 20 minutes standing time

1   cup lentils       1 medium onion, minced
2 1/2 cups water       1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
1  cup uncooked bulgur      1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3  tablespoons nonfat vegetarian "chicken" broth 1/2  teaspoon ground cumin
1. Place lentils in a large saucepan.  Add water and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.  Remove from heat; stir
in bulgur, cover, and set aside for 20 minutes, until bulgur is
tender.  Drain any excess liquid.

2. Heat broth in a skillet over medium heat.  Add onion and
saute until it turns lightly golden, about 3 minutes.

3. Combine lentil-bulgur mixture, onion, parsley, cayenne pepper, and
cumin in a large bowl and mix well.

 Calories Per Serving: 175 Carbohydrates:  34 g
 Fat:  1 g     Dietary Fiber:  9 g
 Cholesterol:  0 mg   Sodium:  33 mg
 Protein:  10 g

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