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Sweet and Savory Lamb Bulgur

Sweet and Savory Lamb BulgurRecipe courtesy of California Ripe Olives.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 teaspoon olive oil
8 ounces coarsely chopped lamb loin
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/3 cup dried currants
1/4 cup sliced green onions
2 teaspoons minced garlic
3 cups cooked bulgur
1 cup California Ripe Olives, halved
1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Cayenne pepper to taste
1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large high-sided sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add lamb, season with salt and cook for 3 to 4 minutes until browned, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add currants, green onions and garlic and continue to cook for 1 more minute.
  3. Stir in bulgur, California Ripe Olives, vinegar and cinnamon. Season to taste with a dash of cayenne pepper and top with
  4. almonds just before serving.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 370; Total Fat: 18g; Cholesterol: 45mg; Total Carbs: 38g; Protein: 17g; Sodium: 530mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of California Ripe Olives.