Turkish Red Pepper and Bulgur Soup

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Prep Time 50 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dishes, Soups
Cuisine Turkish
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 126.58 kcal


  • Stove
  • Dutch Oven


  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 cups red bell peppers stemmed, seeded, chopped
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper fresh cracked
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp mint dried, crumbled
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika ground
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 28 oz tomatoes canned, fire roasted
  • 4 1/2 cups vegetable broth ***Click on our Homemade Vegetable Broth link
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup bulgur rinsed
  • 1/3 cup mint fresh, chopped


  • Heat the olive oil in the Dutch Oven over medium heat the sauté the bell pepper, onion, salt, and pepper for about 8 minutes. Stir in the garlic, dried mint, paprika, pepper flakes, and tomato paste and continue cooking another 5 minutes.
  • Mix in the tomatoes with their juices and continue to cook another 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the broth, water, and bulgur and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer gently until bulgur is tender about 20 minutes. Serve in individual bowls with a sprinkling of fresh mint.

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Turkish Red Pepper and Bulgur Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 126.58 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 0.43g3%
Sodium 660.2mg29%
Potassium 664.2mg19%
Carbohydrates 27.33g9%
Fiber 5.89g25%
Sugar 10.56g12%
Protein 4.41g9%
Vitamin A 1996.62IU40%
Vitamin B1 0.13mg9%
Vitamin B2 0.1mg6%
Vitamin B3 2.28mg11%
Vitamin B5 0.6mg6%
Vitamin B6 0.64mg32%
Vitamin C 81.25mg98%
Vitamin E 3.07mg20%
Vitamin K 22.04µg21%
Calcium 83.18mg8%
Copper 0.25mg13%
Folate 49.55µg12%
Iron 3.03mg17%
Manganese 0.45mg23%
Magnesium 42.28mg11%
Phosphorus 80.22mg8%
Selenium 1.7µg2%
Zinc 0.66mg4%
Ess-Methionine 22.3mg
Ess-Tryptophan 25.52mg
Ess-Threonine 79.31mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 87mg
Ess-Arginine 76.59mg
Ess-Lysine 104.27mg
Ess-Leucine 105.81mg
Ess-Isoleucine 67.89mg
Ess-Histidine 43.79mg
Ess-Valine 78.62mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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