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Mediterranean Grain Salad

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 6
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Serve this salad with grilled chicken for dinner tonight, pack it for lunch tomorrow or double it for a crowd. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Grain Salad™ Tuscan grains
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons cold water
1 1/2
cups cucumber slices, quartered
1
cup grape tomatoes, halved
1
cup pitted kalamata or black olives
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
4
oz chunk feta cheese, cut into small cubes

Steps

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  • 1
    Fill 3-quart saucepan half full with water; heat to boiling. Carefully place unopened bag of grains (from salad box) in water. Gently boil uncovered 17 minutes, turning bag once halfway through cooking.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix dressing mix (from salad box), oil and cold water. Set aside.
  • 3
    Place unopened bag of cooked grains into colander. Rinse bag with cold water; drain.
  • 4
    Open bag of grains. Add grains, packet of almonds (from salad box), cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, parsley and cheese to dressing; toss to coat. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate.

Expert Tips

For super quick prep, chop and measure the other ingredients while the grains are cooking.

To double this recipe, use a 4- or 5-quart saucepan to cook 2 bags of the grains at the same time.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
6%
Sodium
590mg
24%
Potassium
135mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
4g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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