Hands-on Time
13 Mins
Total Time
55 Mins
Serves 6 (serving size: about 1 cup bulgur mixture and 2 teaspoons chopped pistachios)

How to Make It

Step 1

Place 1 1/2 cups water, bulgur, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and cloves in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 12 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Remove and discard cloves (they should have floated to the top). Drain any excess water, if necessary. Spoon bulgur mixture into a large bowl; cool to room temperature.

Step 2

Combine oil, pomegranate molasses, honey, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Drizzle over bulgur mixture; toss gently to coat. Add pomegranate arils, oranges, parsley, and mint; toss gently to combine. Sprinkle with pistachios.

Chef's Notes

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