- 50 ml olive oil
- 1 cup of bulgur
- 2 sprigs of finely chopped rosemary leaves
- 2 sprigs of finely chopped thyme leaves
- 1 cup of water or 1 cup of vegetable stock
- the grated zest of 1 lemon
- greek extra virgin olive oil to serve
- lemon juice to serve
How to cook bulgur wheat
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- Place a nonstick pan over medium to high heat.
- Add 50 ml olive oil and 1 cup of bulgur.
- Stir continuoulsy and sauté for at least 2-3 minutes until it becomes nice and golden brown.
- Sauteeing it will give it a rich nutty flavor which is essential to bring out all its taste.
- When ready, remove from heat. Add 2 sprigs of finely chopped rosemary leaves, 1 cup of water or vegetable stock, the grated zest of 1 lemon, salt and pepper.
- Place pan back on heat. As soon as you see the mixture bubbling, remove from heat.
- Cover and set aside for 10 minutes until the bulgur soaks up all of the liquid.
- Uncover and serve with any of your favorite aromatics.
- Put it on a plate, sprinkle with some olive oil and a little lemon juice.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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