Bulgur Fruit Stuffing

Bulgur Fruit Stuffing

We took traditional holiday stuffing and gave it a whole-grain twist that’s delicious for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner or any occasion.

Fun fact: Bulgur is a whole grain with a nutty flavor that’s similar in texture as brown rice or quinoa; in fact, you can sub in bulgur for any recipe that calls for a whole grain.

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Bulgur Fruit Stuffing

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 32 mins
Total Time 47 mins
Servings 12 servings, approximately ½ cup each
Calories 80 kcal


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 medium leeks, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, grated
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. dried ground sage
  • 3 medium apples, peeled, chopped
  • ½ cup currants
  • 2 cups low-sodium organic chicken broth
  • ½ cup dry bulgur
  • sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)


  1. Heat oil in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add leeks and carrots; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until leeks are soft.

  3. Add thyme and sage; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes.

  4. Add apples, currants, and broth. Gradually add bulgur, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; gently boil, covered, for 23 to 25 minutes.

  5. Season with salt and pepper if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Bulgur Fruit Stuffing
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 35mg2%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Grain/Carb

P90X3 Portions
1 Carb

Body Beast Portions
1 Starch

Portion Fix Containers
1 Yellow

2B Mindset Plate It!
Makes a great FFC as part of breakfast or lunch.

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