1 cup intact whole grain (such as wheat berries, brown rice, farro, sorghum, oats, millet)
1 (14.5-oz) can diced, no-salt-added tomatoes
1/3 cup olives, such as Kalamata, pitted and chopped
1 (14.5-oz) can white beans, or beans of your choice, drained and rinsed
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp olive oil
½ tsp dried oregano (or about ½ Tbsp fresh)
½ tsp dried basil (or about ½ Tbsp fresh)
Salt and pepper, to taste
- Cook your whole grain according to the package directions.
- Drain the grain (if necessary), and place into a large serving bowl. Mix in the tomatoes, kalamata olives, and beans.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, herbs, and salt and pepper, if using.
- Pour the dressing mixture over the grains and mix well. Serve warm, room temperature, or chilled.
Per serving: CaloriesCalories: 288; Total Fat: 8 g; Saturated Fat: 1 g; Total Carbohydrate: 42 g; Total Sugars: 3.5 g (Added, 0 g); Dietary Fiber: 9 g; Protein: 13 g; Sodium: 415 mg; Potassium: 830 mg; Calcium: 147 mg; Vitamin D: 0 mcg; Iron: 6 mg.
Source: Recipe and photo courtesy of Oldways, oldwayspt.org