Bulgur wheat

Nutrition

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

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

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