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Breakfast Bulgur Porridge

Health SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
  • Cook time:15 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes


  • 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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Nutritional Information

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

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