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Ingredients: 1 cup green lentils

1 onion, sliced

2 tbsp olive oil

1 cup bulgur wheat

1 tsp salt

1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp allspice

1 tsp ground nutmeg

1 tsp ground cumin



  1. In a pot, add 1 cup of green lentils and 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil for 12-18 minutes. The lentils should be tender once ready.

  2. Drain the lentils and reserve about ½ cup of the water.

  3. In a pan over medium heat, add 2 tbsp olive oil and 1 sliced onion. Cook until the onions are caramelized and starting to crisp around the edges.

  4. Then, add the reserved lentil water to the pan and simmer for 5-7 minutes. Once ready, add the onions to the pot of lentils.

  5. In the same pot, add 1 cup of bulgur wheat. Season with salt, pepper, allspice, nutmeg, and cumin. Stir and submerge with water.

  6. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until all of the water is absorbed.

  7. Serve and enjoy.

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