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Mixed Grains Salad
Prep Time
30 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Whole grains and veggies make a fresh and tasty side salad perfect for summer meals.

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: summer
Keyword: vegetables, whole grains
Servings: 8 people
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup rice
  • 1/4 cup quinoa
  • 1/4 cup sorghum
  • 1 large sweet potato cubed & roasted
  • 1 medium cucumber cubed
  • 2 medium-large carrots large diced
Dressing
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Season sweet potatoes with salt & pepper to taste. Roast sweet potatoes for 25-30 minutes tossing mid-way to make sure all cubes are roasted on all sides

  2. Combine the grains in a pot, and add 2 cups water and boil covered. Allow it to simmer covered until water is all absorbed

  3. Add the vegetables into grain mixture and combine.

  4. Combine dressing ingredients. Add dressing to salad and toss well

Recipe Notes

Best served chilled