Three-Grain Salad

Grains, apples, onions and raisins mingle together with gingered honey dressing in this tasty make-ahead salad.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Salad

5
cups water
4
teaspoons vegetable-flavor instant bouillon
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup (about 7 oz.) uncooked wheat berries, rinsed
1/3
cup uncooked medium pearl barley
1/3
cup uncooked regular long-grain brown rice
1 1/2
cups coarsely chopped unpeeled red apple (1 to 2 medium)
1/2
cup chopped red onion
1/2
cup raisins
1/2
cup pecan halves, toasted, chopped

Dressing

1/4
cup oil
1/4
cup cider vinegar
2
tablespoons honey
3/4
teaspoon grated gingerroot
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, bring water, bouillon and salt to a boil over medium-high heat. Add wheat berries; return to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  • 2 Add barley and rice; cook an additional 50 minutes or until all grains are tender. Drain.
  • 3 In large serving bowl, combine wheat berry mixture, apple, onion and raisins; mix well.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; mix well. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate 2 to 6 hours before serving. Just before serving, fold in pecans.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    185
    (
    Calories from Fat
    55),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    540mg
    540%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    29g
    29%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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