bulgur

noun
bul·​gur | \ ˈbəl-gər How to pronounce bulgur (audio) , ˈbu̇l- How to pronounce bulgur (audio) \
variants: or less commonly bulghur

Definition of bulgur

: parched cracked wheat

Examples of bulgur in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Set aside, covered, for about 20 minutes, then fluff up the bulgur with a fork. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, "The best cookbooks of 2020," 2 Dec. 2020 Put the bulgur into a small saucepan with a lid, along with the water and ⅛ teaspoon of salt. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, "The best cookbooks of 2020," 2 Dec. 2020 The diet's literally named after fiber, so the nutrient is a person's best friend on the diet: That means fruits, non-starchy vegetables, legumes, and select whole grains like high-fiber cereal and bulgur, per the website. Christine Byrne, Health.com, "What Is the F-Factor Diet, and Is it Safe? Here's What Nutritionists Say," 21 Sep. 2020 Try orzo or bulgur in place of rice; use any variety of herbs and tender veggies; consider all kinds of meat to dolmafy your life. Kat Craddock, Saveur, "How to Make Your Own Dolmas (Stuffed Grape Leaves) for Perfect Mezze Plates," 21 Apr. 2017 The Painted Hills bowl features charred broccoli, sweet potato, pineapple, avocado and more over a choice of grains including red quinoa and bulgur in a jalapeño-cilantro vinaigrette, with protein add-ons available for a few dollars more. oregonlive, "These Portland restaurants reinvented themselves to survive coronavirus pandemic," 3 June 2020 Combine 1 cup water, bulgur, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in dish. NBC News, "Cod with warm tabbouleh salad: A Mediterranean dish you can make in your Instant Pot," 17 Mar. 2020 Put any grain you like (rice, farro, bulgur, millet, quinoa, fonio) into a bowl, and toss it with lemon juice or vinegar, salt and lots of good olive oil. Melissa Clark, New York Times, "A Salad for When You’re Out of Lettuce," 13 Apr. 2020 Add bulgur, tomatoes, parsley, and mint, and gently toss to combine. NBC News, "Cod with warm tabbouleh salad: A Mediterranean dish you can make in your Instant Pot," 17 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of bulgur

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bulgur

Turkish

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“Bulgur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bulgur. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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