Mushroom Bulgur Pilaf

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Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Makes: 4 cups
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Kids Can!

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it.

Show kids how to:

  • gently wipe or rinse mushrooms.
  • use a cutting board to slice or chop vegetables.
  • measure dry or liquid ingredients.
  • use a long handled spoon or spatula to sauté safely.


1 cup
onion, chopped (1 medium onion)
1 1⁄2 teaspoons
vegetable oil
3 cups
mushrooms, sliced or chopped (12 medium button mushrooms)
3⁄4 cup
1 1⁄2 cups
2 teaspoons
dry boullion (chicken or vegetable)
1⁄2 teaspoon
garlic powder
1⁄4 teaspoon
2 cups
packed fresh spinach, roughly chopped


  1. Use a medium saucepan or skillet with a tightly fitting lid. Over medium heat, sauté onions in oil in the open pan until they are softened.
  2. Add mushrooms and sauté until beginning to brown, stirring frequently.
  3. Stir in bulgur and continue to stir until lightly browned.
  4. Add water, bouillon, garlic powder, and pepper. Cover pan with lid.
  5. Reduce heat to low. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until bulgur is tender and liquids are absorbed.
  6. Remove from heat. Mix in the spinach and serve.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Last updated: 08/29/17

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