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Recipe
Five Grain Salad

Five Grain Salad

There are numerous health benefits to eating whole grains: they are low in fat, high in fiber, and one of nature’s superfoods.

  • Yield: 6 cups, about 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked wild rice
  • 1 cup cooked amaranth
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup cooked millet
  • 1 cup cooked brown Jasmati, brown basmati, or brown jasmine rice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 cup fresh orange segments
  • 1 cup diced fennel (small dice)
  • 1/2 cup diced radishes (small dice)
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh fennel fronds
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl.

  • Refrigerate, covered, for at least 1 hour or as long as 3 to 4 days before serving. Remove from the refrigerator and serve at room temperature.