Cracked Wheat and Apple Salad

Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 6 servings


1cup cracked wheat (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 cracked wheat and water in a large bowl. Cover and let stand 1 hour.
  2. Stir in apples, celery, cherries and walnuts. In a small bowl, whisk together yogurt, honey, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Pour over cracked wheat mixture and stir. Serve salad on whole lettuce leaves.

Recipe by Serena Ball

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 293
  • Fat 8g
  • Cholesterol 2.5mg
  • Sodium 418mg
  • Carbohydrate 53g
  • Fiber 9g
  • Protein 9g