Bulgur Chickpea Pilaf


In this vegetarian pilaf, full of fiber and protein, earthy bulgur wheat combines with toasted vermicelli noodles.

Nutritional info
per serving

Calories 207
Fat 16g
Saturated fat 1g
Carbohydrates 33g
Sodium 911mg
Fiber 5g
Protein 6g
Cholesterol 0mg

Bulgur Chickpea Pilaf

8 cups
Prep time: Cook time: Total time:


  • 911mg sodium
  • 3 TB. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup vermicelli noodles
  • 1 (16-oz.) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1[1/2] tsp. salt
  • [1/2] tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cups bulgur wheat, grind #2


Preheat a large, 3-quart pot over medium heat. Add extra-virgin olive oil and yellow onion, and cook for 5 minutes.

Add vermicelli noodles, and cook for 3 minutes.

Add chickpeas, vegetable broth, cinnamon, salt, and black pepper, and cook for 5 minutes.

Add bulgur wheat, and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover, and let sit for 5. minutes. Uncover, fluff bulgur with a fork, cover, and let sit for 5 more minutes. Serve warm with Greek yogurt.

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