Grain Salad (Recipe)

July 22, 2023

Grain Salad (Recipe)


✅ 300 g cooked mixed grains or (bulgar, farro, or quinoa)

✅ ⅔ cucumber

✅ 2 large tomatoes

✅ 1 medium red onion

✅ ½ red pepper

✅ 60 g kale or other greens, tough stems discarded
✅ 1 small bunch fresh herbs e.g. mint, parsley, dill, chives tough stems removed


✅ 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (Kasadrinos **FREE Bottle**)

✅ 3 tbsp red wine vinegar

✅ 2 cloves garlic finely chopped

✅ ½ tsp salt

✅ ¼ tsp black pepper


1️⃣ Put all the Dressing ingredients in a lidded jar and shake to combine. Taste and adjust seasoning or acidity if necessary. Replace the lid and set aside.

2️⃣ Put the cooked grains into a large salad bowl.

3️⃣ De-seed the cucumber and tomatoes if liked, then dice them along with the onion and red pepper. Roughly chop the kale and herbs. Toss all into the cooked grains.

4️⃣ Shake the dressing again and pour over the salad. Toss well, taste again and adjust seasoning if needed. If including any of the optional extra, toss these in too. Set aside in the fridge for at least 30 minutes so the grains can absorb the dressing before serving.


Servings : 4
Ready in : 20 Minutes
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Recipe Type : Italian, Mediterranean

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