Bulgar is a precooked cracked wheat, so it makes a quick-cooking dinner base for building seafood variations.
• 1 cup bulgar
• 2 tablespoons soy grits
• 2 to 4 cups water depending on how thick you like your stew or what else you are adding
• 1 tablespoon vegetable broth powder
• 1 tablespoon oil
• 1 or 2 cloves garlic
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1 or 2 bay leaves
Combine first 3 ingredients, and put on to simmer. Stir in remaining ingredients and continue to simmer about 15 minutes.
Variations: add small handfuls of your favorite dried vegetables: onion, parsley, mushrooms, tomato flakes, celery. Try a fresh onion for a treat. Or add: oregano, basil, thyme, sage, tamari soy sauce. Add just before serving: albacore, salmon, mackerel, freeze-dried shrimp or crab.
For Breakfast, add butter and honey, dried fruit and nuts.