Mid East Mud Lentils with Bulgur Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
MethodMain Ingredient


 Uncooked lentils1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water5 Cup (80 tbs)
 Olive oil1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Onions2 Large, chopped
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Bulgur1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), unsoaked
 Scallions1 Tablespoon (for garnish)
 Hard boiled egg1 , sliced (for garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 306 Calories from Fat 120

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g20.9%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.3 mg

Sodium 343 mg14.3%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g11.9%

Dietary Fiber 13.2 g52.8%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 12 g23.4%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C 16%

Calcium 5.3% Iron 17.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Rinse the lentils well in at least 5 cups of water.
2. Boil water and let the lentils simmer for 15 minutes.
3. In a skillet add olive oil and warm it.
4. Add chopped onions and fry them till golden brown in color. Fry for 7 minutes.
5. Add pepper, salt, onion and bulgur.
6. Cook for 25 minutes keeping the can covered. Stand for 15 minutes.

7. Taste to adjust the seasonings.

8. Serve Mid East Mud Lentils With Bulgur garnished with hard boiled egg slices and scallions.