Greek Grain Salad

Recipe by jenne

Recipe found on and it is very highly rated. Perfect main course for a vegetarian or side dish for a summer BBQ! The original recipe called for a crazy amount of grains, so it has been revised taking other recommendations.

Top Review by ronny

Great! You could also parboil equal amounts of kamut and farro and a smaller amount of wheat berries (in separate pots) instead of barley for a more robust texture. Your ratios are a great start! I used a bit less dill and added a teaspoon of honey to the dressing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make the salad: Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the barley and cook for 15 minutes. Using a sieve, remove barley from the water and transfer to a bowl.
  2. Bring the water back to a boil and salt, to taste. Add the barley and rye and wheat berries and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 30 to 40 minutes. Drain, transfer to a bowl, and cool.
  3. When cool, combine with the remaining ingredients.
  4. Meanwhile, make the Dressing: Whisk together the vinegar, dill, and garlic. While whisking, drizzle in the oil to make a smooth dressing. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Toss the salad with the dressing and serve.

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