Bulgur Pilaf
Bulgur wheat (cracked wheat), a tasty alternative to rice, is high in soluble fiber. The flavor of this recipe is reminiscent of Thanksgiving cornbread dressing. From Time Inc’s “Instant Pot All-Time Best Recipes”
Servings Prep Time
4-6servings 6minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4-6servings 6minutes
Cook Time
  • 1tablespoon olive oil
  • 1tablespoon butter
  • 3tablespoons onionfinely chopped
  • 2tablespoons celeryfinely chopped
  • 1cup medium bulgur wheatuncooked
  • 2cups chicken broth
  • 1/2teaspoon table salt
  • 1/2teaspoon Italian seasoning
Optional Garnishes:
  • Lime wedges
  • chopped cashews
  • fresh chives
  1. Remove the lid from a 6-quart Instant Pot. Add olive oil and butter to inner pot. Press Sauté. Cook until butter melts.
  2. Add onion and celery. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Add bulgur, stirring to coat with oil. Stir in chicken broth, salt, and Italian seasoning.
  3. Turn cooker off. Close and lock the lid of the Instant Pot. Turn the steam release handle to “Sealing” position. Select the Rice function and cook at Low Pressure 12 minutes.
  4. When time is up, remove lid using Quick Pressure Release. Fluff pilaf with a fork. Garnish, if desired.