Citrus grain salad
Citrus Salad Grains
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:51:38 AM. Recipe ID 13251. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Citrus grain salad
Categories: Salads, Fruits, Breads
Yield: 4 Servings
2 lg Naval oranges
4 c Cooked grains, such as
- brown rice, barley or
1 tb Grated orange zest
1/3 c Fresh parsley, minced and
- tightly packed
1 c Carrots, shredded
1/2 c Celelry, finely chopped
1/3 c Raisins or currants
2 tb Olive oil
2 tb Safflower or canola oil
1 tb Wine vinegar
3 tb Lemon juice, fresh squeezed
1/2 ts Sea salt or to taste
Freshly ground pepper
Lettuce or radicchio leaves
Grate 1 tablespoon zest from oranges (grate with gentle pressure to
remove only the colored part). Set zest aside. Peel oranges and
separate into sections. Set aside about 8 sections for garnish and
coarsely chop remainder. Combine grains, orange zest, chopped
oranges, parsley, carrots, celery and raisins in large bowl. For
dressing, combine oils, vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper to
taste in food processor or jar. Pulse briefly or shake well to blend.
Pour dressing over grain mixture and toss until thoroughly blended.
Taste and add more salt or lemon juice, if needed, to perk up
flavors. Serve on a bed of lettuce leaves and garnish with reserved
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