Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Bulgur with Apples, Currants
and Toasted Pecans

Serve this warm treat for breakfast instead of the traditional oatmeal.

1 medium unpeeled apple, minced
1/3 cup currants
1/8 tsp. cinnamon
1 cup dried bulgur, cooked according to package directions
1 cup plain or vanilla-flavored soy milk, heated
1/2 cup maple syrup
2 Tbsp. finely chopped pecans

In small bowl, combine apple, currants and cinnamon; set aside. In medium saucepan, prepare bulgur. Spoon bulgur evenly into 4 bowls. Pour warm soy milk evenly over bulgur; drizzle with maple syrup. Spoon apple mixture evenly on top; sprinkle with pecans. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings. Per serving: 322 calories, 4 g fat (<1 g saturated fat), 69 g carbohydrate, 7 g protein, 10 g dietary fiber, 18 mg sodium.

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