Bulgur Salad with Dried Fruit

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Servings: 6


  • 1 cup bulgur
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 apple, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried sweetened cranberries
  • 1/4 cup golden or brown raisins
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice or high-quality store-bought orange juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, lightly toasted, optional

Nutrient Analysis

Total Fat5g
Dietary Fiber4g


  1. In a heatproof bowl, combine the bulgur and water and let stand for 30 minutes. If the mixture is absorbing the water too quickly, add 1 tablespoon or more water.
  2. When the bulgur is tender, add the apple, cranberries, raisins, scallions, and mint. In a bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, and orange juice. Add to the salad and stir gently to incorporate. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Add the almonds just before serving.

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