Slow-Carb Food: Bulgur

Dried bulgur prior to adding boiling water
Nutrition Facts 
Serving Size: 47 g (¼ c) dry
Calories: 153
Fat: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 38 g
Dietary Fiber: 8 g
Protein: 5 g
Source: MyFitnessPal Website

Bulgur is a grain known for its nutty flavor and most common in European, Middle Eastern, and Indian cuisine. It's Glycemic Index value is 47 which falls in the “Low” range meaning “use most often.” It's easy and economical to purchase and easy to prepare.

Pour boiled water over bulgur for 30 minutes

As pictured, to prepare bulgur place it in a container with room for expansion. Boil water. Pour over bulgur for 30 minutes. Afterward, drain any excess water.

Bulgur served covered by Greek salad

Serve bulgur as a base for your meal covered by green leafy vegetables, lean protein, and a vinaigrette dressing. In this picture, bulgur serves the base for for a Greek salad with tomato, cucumber, green pepper, olives, feta cheese, and a vinaigrette dressing.
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