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Summer Grain Salad

Summer Grain Salad


  • Author: sarahaas
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x

Description

Enjoy summer in salad form! Nothing beats a satisfying, refreshing bowl of veggies, fruits and whole grains! Set this Summer Grain Salad on repeat!


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Ingredients

For the dressing

  • ½ cup seedless watermelon, cut into small cubes
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • ¼ cup avocado oil

For the salad

  • 3 cups cooked wheat berries*
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ½ cup walnuts, toasted & chopped
  • ½ cup cooked corn
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small cucumber, diced 
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, diced small
  • 1 cup seedless watermelon, cut into small cubes
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • ¼ cup fresh mint, thinly sliced

Instructions

To make the dressing:

  1. Combine the watermelon, mustard, honey, vinegar and salt together in a blender or small food processor. Blend until combined. Add the oil and blend again. Set aside.

To make the salad:

  1. Place the wheat berries on the bottom of a large serving bowl. Top with blueberries, walnuts, corn, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, onion and watermelon. Toss to combine. Drizzle with dressing and toss again. Garnish with feta cheese and mint.

Notes

* To cook wheat berries: rinse 1 cup of wheat berries and place in the bottom of an Instant Pot. Add 3 cups of water and cover with the lid. Cook using manual function for 30 minutes. Slow release for 10 minutes, then manually release remaining pressure.

  • Category: Salad

Keywords: salad, watermelon, whole grains