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Bulgur with Leeks and Swiss Chard

This one-pot meal is a hearty, satisfying way to welcome the cool breezes of fall. If you can’’t find Swiss chard, spinach also works well.

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This one-pot meal is a hearty, satisfying way to welcome the cool breezes of fall. If you can’’t find Swiss chard, spinach also works well.

Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 medium-size leeks, white and tender green parts chopped
  • 1 lb. Swiss chard, stems cut into 1-inch pieces, leaves torn into large pieces
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced (about 4 tsp.)
  • 2 3/4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup bulgur

Preparation

1. Heat oil in large pot over medium-high heat. Add leeks and chard stems, and cook 4 minutes, or until softened, stirring often. Add mushrooms, and cook 5 minutes, or until softened, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and chard leaves. Cover, and cook 5 minutes, or until leaves are wilted, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Stir in broth and bulgur. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low, cover, and simmer 10 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and bulgur is tender. Remove pan from heat, and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 252
  • Carbohydrate Content 42 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 7 g
  • Fiber Content 9 g
  • Protein Content 9 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 660 mg
  • Sugar Content 4 g