Warm Breakfast Grains with Dried Cherries and Toasted Pecans

  • Yield: servings


2teaspoons olive oil
1cup coarse-ground bulgur
2 1 to 4cups 2% reduced-fat milk, plus
2tablespoons dark honey
1 3-inch cinnamon stick
1cup dried cherries
1 to 3cups chopped toasted pecans or other
nuts, toasted


HEAT oil in a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add bulgur and toast lightly, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes.

ADD milk and honey and stir well. Add cinnamon stick and heat over medium-high heat, but do not boil. Reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the liquid is absorbed, 8 to 12 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in cherries and nuts. Serve warm, passing additional hot milk and berries if desired.