Prepare bulgur as directed on package; cool and turn into small bowl. Dice 2 plums and add to bulgur with remaining ingredients except lettuce; toss to blend and chill thoroughly. Serve on 2 lettuce-lined plates or platter, surrounded by slices of remaining plums.



  • 1/4 Cup cracked wheat bulgur
  • 4 fresh ripe plums, divided
  • 1/4 Cup California golden raisins
  • 1/4 Cup sliced almonds
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped celery
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped green onion
  • Lettuce



  • 2 Tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 340 (Calories from Fat 46%); Total Fat 18 ( Saturated Fat 2; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 10; Sodium 105; Potassium 466; Total Carbohydrate 41; Dietary Fiber 6; Sugars 21; Protein 7; Calcium 91; Iron 1;

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- by James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.