FOODS OF TURKEY

 
 
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Ingredients:


Bulgur (1 cup, fine)

Tomato (1, finely diced)

Long green pepper (Anaheim - or çarliston in Turkey-, deseeded, finely chopped)

Red pepper paste (1 tbsp)

Garlic (2 cloves, minced)

Red pepper flakes (1 tbsp)

Chile powder (1 tsp)

Scallions (4-5, finely diced)

Lemon Juice (1/3 cup)

Olive oil (1/3 cup)

Black pepper and salt


Optional:

Mint (1 tsp)

Sour Pomegranate Sauce

Want to try more recipes with bulgur? See Mercimek Köfte (Bulgur and Lentil Patties) on EAT../2/23_Recipe__Red_Lentil_Squeeze_%28Mercimek_Koftesi%29.html