Whole Grain Salad

by Laura on September 15, 2014

in Featured Recipe, Meatless Meals, Soups & Salads

GrainsSalad with CukesFeta450

Whole grain salad

This versatile salad is perfect for lunch or dinner and is delicious served warm or chilled. Mix things up with different grains, and you’ll enjoy a slightly different taste every time.

  • 2 cups cooked hearty whole grains, such as milo, wheat berries, bulgur, spelt, or barley
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 jalapeno or another hot chile pepper, minced
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1/2 lemon, or more to taste
  • 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

In medium bowl, toss together the grains, green onions, cucumbers, , dill, garlic, jalapeno, oil and lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper. Allow to sit at room temperature for 15 minutes. Stir in the feta cheese. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Serves: 4

Source: Simply Organic, By Jesse Ziff Cool, Chronicle Books, 2008

 

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