Freekeh is a whole grain cracked wheat with a nutty flavor and texture. If you can't find it, bulgur will work as well.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring water, freekeh, and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Set aside.

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  • While the freekeh is cooking, heat oil in a pot over medium heat. Stir in onion; cook until softened, 5 to 7 minutes. Add eggplant and cook, stirring frequently, about 10 minutes. Add tomatoes, russet potatoes, carrots, sweet potato, cumin, coriander, turmeric, salt, and pepper. Reduce heat to medium-low heat and simmer, covered, about 30 minutes. Add cooked freekeh and simmer for 10 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

260 calories; protein 7.9g; carbohydrates 48.8g; fat 4.8g; sodium 524.6mg. Full Nutrition
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