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Grain Salads

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    Farro, Chicken, and Grape Salad

    Nutty and pleasantly chewy, farro is an ancient variety of wheat usually associated with Mediterranean cooking, especially Italian. In this one-bowl meal, a dressing of mirin and sesame oil gives…

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    Fiesta Quinoa Salad with Grilled Shrimp

    Studded with black beans, bell pepper, and corn, this colorful grain salad can also be paired with grilled halloumi or tofu for a vegetarian meal. Tasty at any temperature, it’s…

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    Millet and Chickpea Salad

    This Mediterranean-inflected grain salad is quick enough to make on a weeknight, thanks to quick-cooking millet. It's delicious with Sear-Roasted Chicken with Orange-Tarragon Pan Sauce.

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    Quinoa, Cucumber, and Radish Salad with Miso Vinaigrette

    Cucumbers and radishes give this Asian-inspired salad a refreshing crunch. Bring this to your next summer potluck, and people will love you.

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    Southwestern Quinoa Salad with Black Beans and Farm Stand Veggies

    The brick-adobe red color of red quinoa was the inspiration for this Southwestern-style salad, with spices, black beans, and farm stand veggies like corn and zucchini (perfect for potlucks and…

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    Black Rice Salad with Sugar Snap Peas and Avocado

    This rice salad has it all in looks, flavor, and texture: creamy avocado, crunchy sugar snap peas, a vibrant lime dressing, and gorgeous chewy yet tender grains of glossy black…

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    Quinoa Salad with Pears and Dried Cherries

    This grain salad is full of harvest flavors, including ripe pears, toasty walnuts and chewy sweet dried cherries. It pairs perfectly with a roasted chicken. 

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    Barley Salad with Peas and Asparagus

    Fresh peas, sugar snaps, and asparagus imbue this simple grain salad with the essence of spring. Pearled barley takes about 30 to 45 minutes to cook; you can also substitute…

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    Brown Rice Salad with Apples and Cheddar

    This hearty grain and lentil salad travels well, making it great for a weekday lunch.

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