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Bulgur Pilaf With Tomatoes, Shallots and Mint.

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“Also called cracked wheat, bulgur is a quick-cooking grain with a hearty, nut-like flavour that is used to make the popular Middle Eastern salad Tabbouleh. Fresh or canned tomatoes may be used for this recipe. Cooked chick peas or another type of bean may be added for substance.”

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  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the shallots, cover, and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Add the bulgur and stir to combine. Stir in the stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cove and simmer until the bulgur is tender and the liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in the tomatoes. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in the mint, cover and let stand for a further 5 minutes before serving.

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