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You can enjoy watermelon at work when you pack this Maple Ancient Grain Salad for lunch! Juicy chunks of watermelon brighten up chewy cooked kamut grains.

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Mapled Ancient Grain Salad
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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) pure maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) lemon zest
  • dash salt (to taste)
  • 3 cups (750 mL) warm cooked kamut grain (about 1 1/2 cups dry)
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup (85 mL) diced green onions, plus 1 tablespoon
  • 1/3 cup (85 mL) thin-sliced celery
  • 1 cup (250 mL) corn, grill if preferred
  • 2 cups (500 mL) chopped watermelon (bite sized pieces)

Instructions

  1. Blend oil, maple syrup, lemon juice, lemon zest, and salt in a small bowl.
  2. Add kamut and nuts. Stir thoroughly and let sit until cooled.
  3. Assemble salad in a tall, glass bowl: layer 1/3 of the kamut on the bottom, topped by half each of the onions and celery, corn, and watermelon. Repeat.
  4. Add the last 1/3 of the kamut to the top and sprinkle with the remaining 1 tbsp of diced green onion.
  5. Present as a layered salad and toss just before serving.
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Source: watermelon.org

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