Breakfast Bulgur Porridge

Bulgur_Porridge RecipePlamen Petkov


  • 4 cups low-fat (1%) milk
  • 1 cup bulgur
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup dried apricots, coarsely chopped (2 oz)
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds


1. In a medium saucepan, combine the milk, bulgur, dried cherries, and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring frequently, until the bulgur is tender and the consistency of oatmeal (10-15 minutes).

2. Divide hot porridge among 4 bowls; top with the apricots and almonds.

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  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:340
Fat per serving:6.7g
Saturated fat per serving:1.9g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:3.1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:1.2g
Protein per serving:15g
Carbohydrates per serving:58g
Fiber per serving:9g
Cholesterol per serving:12mg
Iron per serving:2mg
Sodium per serving:262mg
Calcium per serving:352mg

Good to Know

Boiled, dried, and cracked, this wheat cooks quickly.  Not just for tabbouleh, bulgur makes a great pilaf or even breakfast cereal.


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