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Sweet and Spicy Bulgur Lamb

Sweet and Spicy Bulgur LambRecipe courtesy of California Ripe Olives.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 teaspoon olive oil
1 pound lamb tenderloins, cut into 1-inch chunks
3/4 teaspoon hot paprika
Salt to taste
1 1/2 cups cooked medium grain bulgur, warm
3/4 cup sliced California Ripe Olives
3/4 cup diced tangerine segments (1/2-inch)
1/4 cup minced shallots
1/4 cup dried blueberries
2 tablespoons chopped mint
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add lamb and sprinkle with paprika. Season with salt to taste and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally until browned.
  3. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add bulgur, California Ripe Olives, tangerines, shallots, blueberries, mint and cinnamon to lamb and toss until evenly mixed.
  5. Sprinkle with almonds if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 318; Calories From Fat: 33; Total Fat: 12g; Cholesterol: 76mg; Total Carbs: 27g; Protein: 27g; Sodium: 301mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of California Ripe Olives.