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What are some good substitutes you can use for bulgur?

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Cracked wheat and quinoa are two substitutes for bulgur. Cooks can use the same amounts of these substitutes in place of bulgur for any recipe.

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Like bulgur, cracked wheat expands when cooked, so it adds bulk and fiber to a prepared dish. Because bulgur and cracked wheat derive from wheat berries, using cracked wheat as a substitute for bulgur generally does not change the texture or flavor of a prepared dish.

On the other hand, quinoa is a seed with a soft, grain-like consistency. Its texture is similar to bulgur, but its taste is milder and more similar to rice than wheat.

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