Ancient Grain Salad w/Blueberries

Ingredients

Salad:

  • 2 cup cooked hard wheatberries, farro and/ or quinoa.(cook grain per pkg directions)
  • 2 TBLS green onion (chopped white & green)
  • 1 cup red grapes (halved)
  • 1/4 cup celery (diced)
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/3 cup green apple (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup bacon (crisply cooked & crumbled)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (toasted & coarsley chopped)
  • 1/4 cup gorgonzola cheese (crumbled)
  • 8 oz. baby spinach

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 TBLS apple cider vinegar 2 TBLS honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp honey mustard
  • 1/4 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1/4 tsp fresh mint (chopped)

Serves 8
Prep Time 40 min
Total Time 60 min

Sharon's Hint

To save time, make the grains a day ahead and store in fridge until assembly.

Directions

Add salad ingredients into a large bowl except walnuts, cheese, and spinach. Toss to combine. For dressing, combine ingredients in a jar with tight fitting lid and shake well to combine. Pour dressing over salad and mix well. Top with walnuts and cheese. Serve over spinach.

 

     
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