Healthy Recipes: Make Nutritious Bulgur for Your Side Dish Tonight

Bulgur & Feta

Bulgur is wheat kernels that have been steamed, dried, and cracked, so you get all the goodness and hearty flavor of wheat berries in just 10 minutes.

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Total time to prepare: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
¾ cup bulgur
1 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
½ hothouse cucumber, diced
¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes, diced
3 scallions, thinly sliced
½ cup reduced-fat crumbled feta cheese
2 Tbs. lemon juice, more to taste
Freshly ground black pepper

Directions:
• In a small pot, bring 1½ cups of water to a boil. Stir in the bulgur, turn off the burner, and cover the pot. Allow the bulgur to steep for 10 minutes, then drain and put into a large bowl.
• Toss the bulgur with the oil, then stir in the cucumber, sun-dried tomatoes, scallions, and feta. Season with the lemon juice and plenty of pepper.

Serves 4.

Nutrition Information:
Per Serving—
Calories: 180
Sodium: 260 mg
Total Fat: 7 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Carbohydrates: 24 g
Protein: 8 g
Fiber: 6 g

Bulgur and Feta

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