Bourgal - Coarse

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Otherwise known as Bulgar, course Bourgal is wheat that has been steamed or parboiled, dried and cracked. It therefore requires little preparation. The tender grain has a chewy texture and a light, nutty flavour. Packed with protein, bourgal is a rich in vitamin b, manganese, phosphorous and selenium.

Known for its use in tabbouleh, is commonly served as a protein in salads and a side with Mediterranean dishes.

To cook bourgal, use a similar method to rice and quinoa.
Combine 1 cup of bourgal with 1 and a half cups of water, cook on high until boiling and then cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes and fluff with a fork.

~ Tabbouli recipe and cooking instructions

1/3 cup cooked bourgal
2 large tomatoes finely chopped
1/4 cup lemon juice
4 cups chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
1 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
4 green onions thinly sliced
1/4 cup olive oil

*Combine bourgal, tomato and lemon juice in a bowl. Stand, covered, for 30 minutes or until bourgal has softened.

*Stir through parsley, mint, onion and oil and serve.

Nutritional Information:
(Typical analysis per 100g)
Energy 1560 kJ
Protein 16.2 g
Fat Total 2.2 g
- Saturated <1 g
Carbohydrates 76.3 g
- Sugars 8.4 g
Sodium 1.6 mg

Black Barley

Packaged in a facility that processes peanuts, wheat and milk products

Store in an airtight container in a cool place.

Shelf Life:
Up to 12 months if stored correctly. See label for Best Before date.