Herbed Bulgur-Lentil Pilaf

Herbed Bulgur-Lentil Pilaf

Servings 4 servings
Calories 330kcal


  • 1 cup bulgur dry
  • ½ cup lentils
  • 4 cups chicken broth low-salt
  • 5 tsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 sweet yellow pepper
  • 3 tbsp parsley
  • 2 tbsp basil fresh
  • 2 tbsp chives chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt coarse
  • ¼ tsp black pepper


  • Place lentils and 2 cups broth in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Boil 5 minutes, then reduce to a simmer and cook until lentils are tender and most liquid is dissolved, about 30 minutes.
  • Drain any remaining liquid.
  • While lentils are cooking, place bulgur and remaining 2 cups chicken broth in another small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer until most liquid is dissolved and bulgur is tender, about 13 to15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.
  • Add the bulgur to the lentils.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons of the oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onions and cook, stirring, until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Add peppers and cook until peppers are tender, another 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion mixture to bulgur-lentil mixture.
  • Stir in parsley, basil, chives, lemon zest, lemon juice remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt and pepper and toss to incorporate.


Nutrition Facts
Herbed Bulgur-Lentil Pilaf
Amount Per Serving (444 g)
Calories 330 Calories from Fat 14
% Daily Value*
Fat 1.5g2%
Sodium 210mg9%
Potassium 804mg23%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 15g63%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 17g34%
Calcium 65mg7%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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