Bean and Grain Salad

Bean and Grain Salad Author: Canadian Living Credits: Bean and Grain Salad

Look for wheat berries in the health food section of most grocery stores and at bulk or health food stores. Adding the avocado increases the fat intake; if this is a concern, leave the avocado out.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2008

Ingredients

Method

Bring large saucepan of salted water to boil. Add wheat berries; cover and simmer over medium-low heat for 45 to 60 minutes or until tender. Drain and transfer to large bowl; let cool for about 15 minutes.

Add black beans, tomatoes, red and yellow peppers, onions, avocado (if using) and feta cheese; add dressing and toss to coat.

Divide lettuce and kale among plates; top with wheat berry mixture.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 655 mg
  • Protein 14 g
  • Calories 379.0
  • Total fat 19 g
  • Cholesterol 17 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 44 g

%RDI

  • Iron 27.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 66.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 17.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 53.0
  • Vitamin C 250.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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