Recipe Ancient Grain Salad with Watermelon
1484 Recipe Ancient Grain Salad with Watermelon

Recipe Ancient Grain Salad with Watermelon

Recipe Ancient Grain Salad with Watermelon

Servings: 6

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons maple syrup
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons lemon zest
salt, to taste
3 cups warm, cooked kamut grain (about 1 1/2 cups dry)
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
1/3 cup diced green onions, plus 1 tablespoon
1/3 cup thin-sliced celery
1 cup corn
2 cups chopped watermelon

  1. In small bowl, blend oil, maple syrup, lemon juice, lemon zest and salt. Add kamut and pecans. Stir thoroughly and let sit until cooled.
  2. In tall glass bowl, assemble salad by placing one-third of the kamut mixture on bottom, topped by half each of the onions and celery, corn and watermelon. Repeat. Add remaining kamut on top and sprinkle with remaining diced green onion. Present as layered salad and toss just before serving.

Nutritional information per serving: 247 calories; 13.2 g fat; 1.6 g saturated fat; 3.7 g protein; 28.4 g carbohydrates; 15 g sugar; 30 mg calcium; 1.2 mg iron; 291 mg potassium; 13 mg sodium; 3.7 g fiber.

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