Tired of the same old grains? Add Yupik Organic Fine Bulgur to your cupboard to shake things up! Bulgur is a cereal grain made from durum wheat. Whole grain bulgur can be soaked in order to moisten the small, dried granules; use a classic ratio of 2:1. Firm in texture and nutty in flavor (similar to couscous), cooked bulgur can be used in both savory and sweet recipes. Buy Organic Fine Bulgur by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry must-have!
HEALTH BENEFITS: Heart-healthy, complex carbs!
Yupik's organic bulgur is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, which contributes to intestinal health and helps lower cholesterol levels. Bulgur is also rich in fiber, protein, and iron!
CULINARY TWIST: Salads and beyond!
Fine bulgur can be soaked in a classic 2:1 ratio. Bring water to a boil, turn off heat and stir in bulgur. Let stand for a few minutes and drain any excess liquid if needed. Fluff with a fork and bulgur is ready to be added to savory and sweet recipes! Add fine bulgur to salads as a main ingredient or as a topping for extra texture! Bulgur can be prepared in the same way as couscous or other typical grains as a side dish to a meal. For a delicious and complete meal using bulgur, try this Chickpea and Bulgur Stuffed Eggplant recipe! For a sweeter recipe, try this Baked Bulgur and Sweet Potato recipe that includes a nutty topping of roasted almonds!
You can also use bulgur to create vegetarian alternatives to recipes that would call for meat, such as meat loaf, burgers, and fritters. Use bulgur as a breakfast cereal by soaking it in warm milk. Add fruits, nuts, and a drizzle of honey for a complete and hearty breakfast! Cooked bulgur can also be added to baked goods, such as cookies and granola bars for a nutritional boost!
ABOUT BULGUR: Did you know?
Bulgur is one of the main ingredients in tabbouleh salad; a classic Middle Eastern dish that combines chopped parsley, diced tomatoes, and a lemon based vinaigrette. Bulgur is also the key ingredient in kibbeh; a traditional Lebanese croquette.
HOW TO STORE YOUR BULGUR: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 18 months.