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also bul·ghur  (bo͝ol-go͝or′, bŭl′gər)
Cracked wheat grains, often used in Middle Eastern dishes. Also called bulgur wheat.

[Turkish bulgur, from Ottoman Turkish burġul, bulġur.]
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(ˈbʌlɡə) or

bulgur wheat

(Cookery) a kind of dried cracked wheat. Also called: burghul
[C20: from Turkish, from Arabic burghul, from Persian]
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(ˈbʌl gər, ˈbʊl-)

a form of wheat that has been parboiled, cracked, and dried.
[1925–30; < Turkish < Persian barghōl]
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Noun1.bulgur - parched crushed wheat
wheat, wheat berry - grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour
tabbouleh, tabooli - a finely chopped salad with tomatoes and parsley and mint and scallions and bulgur wheat
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
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Irresistible Hand finished Roast Beetroot & Barrel Aged Feta Salad PS3.25, Co-op ROAST golden beetroot with barrel-aged feta, apple, raisins walnuts and a bulgur wheat salad, served with a balsamic and mustard dressing.
Veggie sandwiches, wraps and salads, probiotic yoghurts and "health pots", including a bulgur wheat and kale tabbouleh bowl, are among the choices on offer.
| Cook 150g bulgur wheat in simmering water with a pinch of salt for 8-10 mins, until tender.
PRESERV Ingred Serve 1tb 1 S Info basil 2: FISH TAGINE WITH OLIVE PESTO AND PRESERVED LEMONS dients ves: 4 bsp olive oil 1 onion, thinly sliced Salt and black pepper 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped Large handful of cherry omatoes, halved 200g new potatoes, halved 350ml vegetable stock 4 cod fillets 1 jar Sacla' olive p of crushed garlic, Pesto is traditionally a sauce pinenuts, cheese, leaves, oil Parmesan andolive to 2 3 4 1 2 preserved lemons, skin only, rinsed and finely chopped Handful of fresh coriander leaves, chopped Bulgur wheat to serve Directions Heat the oil in a large, deep frying pan.
Highlights include the lamb shoulder with bulgur wheat, apricots and almond mint yogurt.
Start with unsweetened muesli, shredded wheat, oatmeal, or bulgur.
| GO for wholemeal or granary breads and choose wholegrains like wholewheat pasta, bulgur wheat or brown rice.
With palate pleasing, appetite satisfying recipes ranging from Herby Bulgur Salad; Sweet Refrigerator Pickles; Green Tomato Salsa; Pumpkin Biscuits; and Not-Too-Spicy Veggie and Lentil Chili; to Roasted Chicken with Root Vegetables; Carmel Apple Crumb Pie; Orange Pork Chops; Sweet Potato and Sausage Casserole; and Cranberry Beet Cake with Orange Walnut Glaze, "Field to Fork" will prove to be an enduringly favorite for any personal, family, or community library cookbook collection!
Moving on to appetizers, try several varieties of hummus, Crispy Mini Meatless Pies, Bulgur Wheat Patties with Spicy Tahini Dipping Sauce, or Beluga Lentil and Baba Ghanoush Toast.
Caption: Whole grains such as barley, brown rice, bulgur wheat, farro, and quinoa are both healthy and flavorful.