A simple, hearty, yummy bulgur dish, that will keep the whole family satisfied. Use rice instead of bulgur, it is up to you. Spice it up with a little cayenne pepper or smoked paprika.

Serves: 6 Prep. time: 15′ Cooks in: 45′ Ready in: 50′

500 g leeks, chopped
2 red peppers, chopped
2 cups bulgur wheat
1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
4 tbsp red onion, finely chopped
1 bunch spring onions, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
250 g tinned tomatoes, finely chopped
4 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
3 cups water
salt, pepper

Step 1
Place leek and onion with a splash of water in a large pan on medium heat until softened.

Step 2
Add half olive oil, garlic, peppers and spring onion and cook until fragrant. Stir in tomatoes, season with salt and cook on high heat for 2-3 min. until all liquid evaporates.

Step 3
Add bulgur, 3 cups of hot water, parsley, cover with lid and cook on medium heat for 20-30 min. or until bulgur is soft. Check for salt and season with pepper. Remove pan from heat, drizzle with remaining oil and serve warm. Sprinkle with extra parsley if you wish.

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