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Savory bulgur with vegetables

SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
32 min
20 min
12 min
Bulgur is quick-cooking grain, made of wheat berries that have been steamed, dried and crushed. It is most often seen in Mediterranean and middle Eastern dishes. It has a mild taste and springy texture which is perfect in salads, meat and vegetable dishes. In just 30 minutes this veggie-filled side dish is ready to eat. Sub your favorite vegetables to make this recipe your own. Its great with grilled chicken and flank steak but also makes a vegetable main. Sprinkle some toasted walnuts over it for a light veggie lunch option, perfect for a lunchbox.


Olive oil

1 tsp

Uncooked zucchini

1 cup(s), chopped

Uncooked carrot(s)

½ cup(s), sliced

Sweet red pepper(s)

½ cup(s), chopped

Uncooked scallion(s)

¼ cup(s), chopped

Canned chicken broth

½ cup(s)

Dijon mustard

1 Tbsp

Fresh lemon juice

1 Tbsp

Garlic powder

1 tsp

Fresh parsley

¼ cup(s), fresh, chopped

Cooked bulgur

3 cup(s)


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil. Add vegetables and cook until crisp-tender, about 6 minutes.
  2. Add broth, mustard, lemon juice and garlic powder; bring to a boil. Add parsley and bulgur; heat through. Yields about 3/4 cup per serving.