Bulgar Wheat Stir Fry

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So with this new Freestyle program I think I’ll be using a lot more bulgar wheat.  In my post  A Love Letter to Bulgar Wheat I wax poetic about how much I love the stuff.

And I mean I seriously love it.

For those of you Instant Pot “Potheads” out there I have found what I consider to be the perfect way to cook it.

So 1 cup of bulgar is going to give you 4 cups cooked.  You double your water.

So if you are doing 1 cup dry then use 2 cups of water/broth.

My perfect all purpose Bulgar recipe in the Instant Pot is:

1 Cup Bulgar Wheat
2 Cups water prepared with Better than Bullion Chicken
1 Teaspoon Salt
2 Teaspoon Wildtree California Garlic and Pepper Blend  (sub 1 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper)

Add ingredients to Instant Pot, and set to manual for 8 minutes.  If you like yours with more of a bite, do a quick release when the 8 minutes are done.  I like mine a little more creamy, so I do a 10 minute natural then release the rest of the pressure.

This is an excellent rice substitution for most recipes that use rice.  I actually prefer it in my Easy and Fast Veggie Stir Fry.

Bulgar is only 4 points for a whole cup, which is A LOT.  I usually use 1/2 cup with recipes like that, for a total of 2 points.

Some other recipes that use Bulgar:

Chicken Lemon Rice Soup

Staple Meal – Stuffed Pepper Soup

Steak and Cabbage

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9 thoughts on “Bulgar Wheat Stir Fry

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  3. Hi! The WW website says Bulgur Wheat is 4 points for 1/4 cup. Is that before it’s cooked so it “expands” to 1 cup for 4 points? I am always looking for a good rice substitute. Thank you!


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