April 20, 2020 · Written by Foodtolive Team

Garlic Butter Bulgur Risotto

A quick and easy vegan meal packed with nutrients.

Prep Time: 5 min | Cook Time: 30 min | Total Time: 35 min | Servings: 4


  • 2 cups bulgur
  • 4 tbsp vegan butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 white onion, minced
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup green onions, minced
  • A pinch of chili powder
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • A handful of pine nuts, toasted

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  1. Heat butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the bulgur and toss with butter, garlic, and onion for a minute or two until coated.
  4. Add 2 cups of vegetable broth and stir gently with a wooden spoon.
  5. Simmer gently until most of the liquid has evaporated, then add another 2 cups. Simmer about 15-20 minutes until the bulgur is almost completely soft, and the whole thing takes on a creamy texture.
  6. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper; add green onions and toss to combine.
  7. Top with chili powder and toasted pine nuts.