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Bulgur with Parsley and Lemon Zest

Bulgur with Parsley and Lemon Zest


  • 1 cup fine bulgur

  • 3/4 teaspoon (or more) salt

  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

Recipe Preparation

  • Bring bulgur, 3/4 tsp. salt, and 1 3/4 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Cover, reduce heat to a simmer, and cook until water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Stir in parsley, olive oil, and lemon zest. Season with salt, if desired.

Recipe by Sara Dickerman


Photos by Kimberley Hasselbrink

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