Barley, Black Rice, Bulgur and More: 10 Tasty Whole Grain Salads

Barley, Black Rice, Bulgur and More: 10 Tasty Whole Grain Salads

Anjali Prasertong
Jun 21, 2012

If you're looking to eat more whole grains, but aren't sure how to prepare them, salads are a good place to start. Cooked grains soak up flavorful dressings without turning to mush, and taste great with crunchy vegetables, sweet fruit and soft chunks of cheese. And they make excellent leftovers, so if you give any of these 10 recipes a try, be sure to make enough for tomorrow's lunch too.

Black Rice Salad with Avocado & Grapefruit
Wheat Berry Salad with Blood Oranges, Feta & Red Onion Vinaigrette
Barley Salad with Green Garlic & Snap Peas
Warm Bulgur Wheat Salad (or Reverse Tabbouleh)
Sweet & Crunchy Quinoa Salad

Buttermilk Farro Salad at 101 Cookbooks
Wild Rice Salad with Miso Dressing at Sprouted Kitchen
Brown Rice Salad with Crunchy Sprouts and Seeds at Bon Appetit
Whiskey & Wheat Berry Salad at 101 Cookbooks
Shrimp, Watercress and Millet Salad at Sunset

Do you have any go-to recipes for whole grain salads?

Related: 10 Fresh, Hearty Grain & Pasta Salads

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