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Bulgur Bowl with Apples, Almond Butter, and Goat Cheese

Bulgur Bowl with Apples, Almond Butter, and Goat Cheese

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 10 mins

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup bulgur, 1 tablespoon yogurt mixture, 1 1/2 teaspoons almonds, and 1/2 teaspoon honey)

This breakfast bowl brings about a level of decadence from the goat cheese and almond butter topping. With plenty of protein and whole grains, this balanced and lightly sweetned bowl is a perfect way to start the day. 


  • 3 cups presoaked bulgur
  • 2 tablespoons creamy almond butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped peeled tart-sweet apple
  • 1/4 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced almonds, toasted
  • 2 teaspoons honey

Nutrition Information

  • calories 298
  • fat 10.5 g
  • satfat 3.4 g
  • monofat 4.5 g
  • polyfat 1.7 g
  • protein 14 g
  • carbohydrate 41 g
  • fiber 8 g
  • cholesterol 12 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 121 mg
  • calcium 193 mg
  • sugars 12 g
  • Est. Added Sugars 3 g

How to Make It

  1. Combine 1 cup uncooked bulgur and 1 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Fluff grains; then top and toss with one of our two tasty combos, ready in a snap.

  2. Combine bulgur, almond butter, and cinnamon, stirring well. Add apple; toss. Combine yogurt and goat cheese, stirring until smooth. Divide bulgur mixture among 4 bowls; top evenly with yogurt mixture. Sprinkle with almonds, and drizzle with honey.