Try this as a filling side dish, and experiment by adding different flavors. You can cook it with veggie broth, apple juice, or low-sodium chicken broth. Each ¾ cup serving has 7 grams of fiber!
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 4
- 1 cup bulgur
- Salt, to taste
- 2½ cups water
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
- Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Rinse the bulgur and place in plastic or metal bowl, adding salt to taste, but do not exceed ¼ teaspoon of salt.
Boil the 2½ cups of water and add it to the rinsed bulgur.
Cover and let sit for 25 minutes (if using fine bulgur, let stand 15 minutes), then drain.
Toss with the olive oil.
5. Season with basil, salt, and pepper. Serve warm.