Bulgur with Cheese (Burghol b’Jibn)

Bulgur with Cheese 2This is a very tasty and nourishing vegetarian dish from Syrian Jewish community. In some homes it was (and is in the diaspora) the traditional Thursday evening meal, a hearty but inexpensive prelude to a richer meat meal on Shabbat (the Sabbath). To keep with tradition, serve it with a cucumber and tomato salad on the side for a whole meal, or use it to accompany fish or other non-meat main courses. This recipe is based on the one offered by Jennifer Abadi in her cookbook/memoir, A FISTFUL OF LENTILS.
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