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5 Grain Summer Salad

I found a recipe a few months ago that I have meant to try. Today was the day and all I have to say is OMG! This is the perfect summer salad to either make for your family or to bring as a dish to pass at a summer BBQ. This is what summer should always taste like.

2 Cups 5 Grain Quick Cook Grains
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
2 Tbsp Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
1 Cup Chopped Cucumber
1 Small Chopped Onion
1 Chopped Mango
2 Chopped Tomatoes
1 Chopped Jalapeno
1/4 Cup Chopped Cilantro
1. Follow prep and cooking instructions on grains packaging.
2. In the meantime, whisk olive oil and lime juice together to blend. Toss with cucumber, onion, tomato, jalapeño and cilantro in a large bowl and set aside.
3. When grains are done, spread them out on a large baking sheet to cool slightly (10 or so minutes) then toss with the rest of the ingredients. Add salt and pepper to taste.
4. Serve salad at room temperature.

This is what it looks like when it’s done.


Here is a closer look to get your mouth watering!



1 Comment to “5 Grain Summer Salad”

  1. Vanessa says:

    My friend also told me about that salad last week! I haven’t had a chance to make it but will soon.

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