This easy, nutritious bulgur wheat with kale from Everyday Healthy Recipes comes together in as little as 15 minutes!

Bulgur wheat has a pleasant, mildly nutty flavour which goes well with a huge range of flavours. Buy bulgur it here


  • 1 cup uncooked #3 coarse bulgur wheat
  • 150 g kale finely chopped (2-3 cups)
  • 5 shallots finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter or a splash of coconut milk
  • Fine sea salt and black pepper


  • Place the bulgur wheat in a medium bowl and pour 2 cups of boiling water over and cover it completely.  Leave to stand for 15 minutes.
  • While the wheat is rehydrating, in a large pan heat up the oil, add the shallots and garlic, stir and fry for about 2 minutes over a medium-low heat.  Add the kale, cover and simmer for about 6-7 minutes, until tender, stirring occasionally.  Remove from the heat, add the butter/coconut milk and combine with the bulgur wheat. Stir and season to taste.  Serve hot