Bulgur is a low-calorie, high-fiber, high-protein whole grain that is a useful addition to your low-cholesterol diet plan. Bulgur works well in pilafs and salads, and as a replacement for ground beef in vegetarian dishes. Below are several bulgur recipes to try.
Starters and Sides
Stuffed Pepper With Bulgur and Pesto is a tasty, colorful addition to any meal.
Bulgur Wheat Pilaf features peppers, onions, mushrooms, herbs and spices.
Go for all-out flavor with this slow-cooked Crockpot Bulgur Pilaf. Tip: Use reduced-sodium chicken broth instead of standard chicken broth, and plant sterol spread such as Benecol in place of butter, to make this recipe even more heart-healthy.
This spicy Vegetarian Mexican Bulgur Pilaf features beans, Tabasco, cumin, and cilantro.
This Citrus Bulgur Salad includes a variety of tasty ingredients, such as raisins and carrots.
Bulgur with Fresh Herbs and Feta is flavored with mint and parsley. (Use reduced-fat feta cheese crumbles to make this recipe even more heart-healthy).