Grain and Corn Salad

Grain and Corn Salad
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Cook 30 mins Start to Finish 45 mins


  • 1 cup pearled grains, such as farro, spelt, freekah or a mixture
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup shaved pecorino Romano cheese
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh herbs such as basil, chives, parsley, cilantro or a mixture
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Make It

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add the grains. Boil until tender yet still toothsome, 20-25 minutes. Add the corn and cook for 5 more minutes. Drain. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the onion and vinegar with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add the drained grains to the bowl, followed by the remaining ingredients. Serve at any temperature.


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