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bulgur wheat

Wheat kernels that have been steamed, dried and crushed. The outer layers of the bran are removed, and the grains are cracked. It is generally available in coarse, medium and fine grinds; and has a nutty taste. When rehydrated it has a tender, chewy texture. Bulgur wheat is often confused with cracked wheat, but it's not exactly the same.

Ethnicity: Middle Eastern Ingredient

Season: available year-round

How to prepare: Used in salads such as tabbouleh and wheat pilafs.

Matches well with: lemon, mint, olive oil, onions, parsley

Substitutions: bulgur wheat = cracked wheat

More Bulgur Wheat Recipes
Popular Bulgur Wheat Recipes
Kisir (Turkish Bulgur Wheat Salad)
Fruity Bulgur Wheat
Simple Bulgur Wheat Salad

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 478
Calories from Fat 16 (3%)
Total Fat 1.9g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.3g 1%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 23mg 0%
Potassium 574mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 106.2g 35%
Dietary Fiber 25.6g 102%
Sugars 25.6g
Protein 17.2g 34%

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