Steamed Bulgur

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Steamed Bulgur

Added by: on Nov 9th, 2010
Looking for a healthy side dish? Bulgur (a.k.a. bulgar, bulghur, or burghul) is produced from whole wheat (most commonly durum wheat). After the grains are cleaned, they are pre-cooked by means of steaming or parboiling. They are then dried and ground into several different sizes: fine, medium, .. more >
Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
30 min
Ready In:
40 min



Original Recipe Yield: 1 serving


  • 1 cup fine or medium bulgur
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or extra-virgin olive oil, to taste
Nutrition Facts
Steamed Bulgur

Servings Per Recipe: 1

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 581

  • Total Fat: 13.5 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 7.7 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.7 mg
  • Sodium: 143.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 106.2 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 25.6 g
  •     Sugars: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 17.3 g

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Rinse the bulgur, then put it in a bowl with a few pinches of salt and pour on the boiling water. Cover and let stand 15 minutes for fine bulgur, 25 minutes for medium. If there's any excess water, pour the bulgur into a strainer, then heat it with the butter or olive oil. Taste for salt and season with pepper.


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