Bulgur Pilaf with Sweet Potato

by | Updated: November 23rd, 2022

This veggie-rich dish is just as perfect as a holiday side as it is for a quick, nutritious lunch. Bulgur is an underutilized grain with a light nutty taste and a pleasantly chewy texture, and is a great switch-up from rice, quinoa and couscous. Use it as a base for this savory sweet potato pilaf and introduce the goodness to your family.

Bulgur Pilaf with Sweet Potato in Wooden Bowl on Festive Table

Bulgur Pilaf with Sweet Potato in Wooden Bowl on Festive Table
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Bulgur Pilaf with Sweet Potato

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 104 kcal
Author Pamela Higgins



  1. In fine mesh strainer, rinse bulgur.
  2. In 3 qt. pot, combine bulgur, broth and veggies. Bring to boil, then turn down to simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in spices and add chopped parsley. Serve warm.

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Nutrition Facts
Bulgur Pilaf with Sweet Potato
Amount Per Serving
Calories 104 Calories from Fat 4
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.4g1%
Saturated Fat 0.1g1%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
Sodium 25mg1%
Potassium 270mg8%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 5196IU104%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and www.totalhealthcounseling.com. She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at totalhealthcounseling@gmail.com.