Kale Bulgur Fritters with Yogurt Sauce

Kale Bulgur Fritters with Garlic Yogurt | Naturally Ella

Perfect for leftover bulgur, these crispy fritters are the perfect lunch or dinner. Add a side salad to complete the meal.




½ cup uncooked bulgur

½ cup minced scallions (roughly 4)

1 cup semi-packed finely shredded kale

¼ cup fresh flat leaf minced parsley

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

2 large eggs

1/4 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs

Yogurt Sauce

1/2 cup whole milk, Greek yogurt

1 clove garlic, grated or finely minced

Salt, to taste


  1. Combine bulgur with 1 cup of water in a small stock pot. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook for roughly 8 to 10 minutes; until the water in absorbed and the bulgur is tender. Let cool slightly.
  2. Combine the yogurt with the garlic paste and salt. Stir and let rest while the bulgur is cooking.
  3. Place the bulgur in a bowl along with the kale, minced scallions, parsley, salt, pepper, egg, and breadcrumbs in a bowl. Let rest for 10 minutes.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil or ghee. Form the bulgur mixture into small, 2” patties that are about ½” thick. Place in the pan and fry on each side for about 3 to 4 minutes. The fritters should be golden and crisp. Serve with the yogurt and more herbs as desired.


Use leftover ingredients: bulgur, kale, yogurt