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Ancient Grain Salad

Courses: Salads
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/4 cup 59mlBulgur
1/4 cup 59mlMillet
1/4 cup 59mlQuinoa - rinsed
1/4 cup 23g / 0.8ozDried cranberries - or raisins
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozParsley - chopped
1/4 cup 27g / 1ozCelery - chopped
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozSweet red pepper - chopped
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozApple - peeled and chopped
2 tablespoons 30mlLemon juice
2 tablespoons 30mlGarlic - minced
1 teaspoon 5mlDijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt

Recipe Instructions

In large bowl, pour 1 cup boiling water over bulgur.  Cover and let stand for 30 minutes; fluff with fork.  Meanwhile, in saucepan, bring 1-1/2 cups water to boil; add millet and reduce heat to medium.  Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Add quinoa; simmer, covered, for 12 minutes or until water is absorbed.

In separate saucepan, bring 1/2 cup water to boil; add cranberries and boil for 4 minutes or until cranberries are plump and water is reduced to 1/4 cup. Drain, reserving water.  Add millet, quinoa, parsley, celery, red pepper, apple and cranberries to burglar.

Vinaigrette: Whisk together lemon juice, oil, cranberry water, garlic, mustard, salt, and pepper to taste. toss with salad.

Canadian Living magazine [Mar 95] Presented in an article by Anne Lindsay.


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