Bulgur and Apple Salad

Bulgur and Apple Salad
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 6 servings


1 1/2cups quick-cooking bulgur
1 1/4cups boiling water
1 green (Granny Smith) apple, cubed
2 red (Gala) apples, cubed
1 rib celery, diced
1/2cup dried tart red cherries or cranberries
1/2cup walnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped
1cup plain low-fat (2%) Greek yogurt
2tablespoons honey
2tablespoons lemon juice
1/2teaspoon cinnamon
1teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Romaine lettuce leaves


  1. Combine bulgur and water in a large bowl. Cover and let stand 30 minutes.
  2. Stir in apples, celery, cherries and walnuts. In a small bowl, whisk together yogurt, honey, lemon juice, cinnamon salt and pepper. Pour three-fourths of the dressing over bulgur mixture and stir until bulgur is coated. Serve salad on whole lettuce leaves. Add more dressing if you like.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 321
  • Fat 8g
  • Cholesterol 2mg
  • Sodium 321mg
  • Carbohydrate 60g
  • Fiber 11g
  • Protein 9g