Healthy&Taste: Ancient Grain Salad Recipe
1/4 cup bulgur
1/4 cup millet
1/4 cup quinoa, rinsed
1/4 cup dried cranberries, or blueberries,, or raisins
1/2 cup parsley, chopped
1/4 cup celery, chopped
1/4 cup sweet red pepper, chopped
1/4 cup apple, peeled and chopped
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp garlic clive, minced
1 tsp dijon mustard
1/4 tsp salt
In large bowl, pour 1 cup boiling water over bulgur. Cover and let
stand for 30 minutes; fluff with fork.
Meanwhile, in saucepan, bring 1-1/2 cups water to boil; add millet and
reduce heat to medium. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Add quinoa;
simmer, covered, for 12 minutes or until water is absorbed.
In separate saucepan, bring 1/2 cup water to boil; add crangberries
and boil for 4 minutes or until cranberries are plump and water is
reduced to 1/4 cup. Drain, reserving water.
Add millet, quinoa, parsley, celery, red pepper, apple and
cranberries to burlur.
Vinaigrette: Whisk together lemon juice, oil, cranberry water, garlic,
mustard, salt, and pepper to taste. toss with salad.
Source: Canadian Living magazine [Mar 95] Presented in an article by
Anne Lindsay. Recipes from Anne Milne of Vancouver, BC, Canada
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