Vegetable Grain Salad Recipe

(10 ratings)

Veggie Boost Grain Salad
Total Time20 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories505 Kcal25%
Fat23 g33%
Saturated Fat4.5 g23%


  • 150g edamame (soya) beans
  • 250g cooked, mixed grains (we used a pouch of Merchant Gourmet Quinoa, lentils and wheatberries)
  • 250g tomatoes, sliced
  • 250g cooked baby beetroot, cut into wedges
  • 25g toasted peanuts, chopped
  • fresh mint, to serve

For the dressing:

  • 1tbsp sesame oil
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1tsp rice vinegar
  • 1tsp soy sauce


  1. Blanch the edamame beans in boiling water for 2 minutes then refresh under cold running water.

  2. Put the grains in a large bowl. Mix the dressing ingredients together and stir through the grains.

  3. Add the remaining ingredients and serve.

Jane Curran

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