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Chilled Cracked Freekeh Salad

Chilled Cracked Freekeh Salad

I seriously can’t believe it’s July!

Just in case you need a quick and festive side dish for the 4th check this out! CHILLED CRACKED FREEKEH SALAD.

Every heard of Freekeh?? It’s a nutty, high-fiber whole grain found in Middle Eastern cuisine. It’s young green wheat that has been roasted and cracked and I personally love the texture. It has a bit more bite than quinoa.

Anything you use brown rice or quinoa with, you can totally use Freekeh. Switch it up!

Chilled Cracked Freekeh Salad

July 2, 2019
: 6-8
: Easy

The perfect festive side for the 4th of July..

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Ingredients
  • 2 Cups cooked cracked Freekeh { I used @bobsredmill }
  • 1/4 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 Cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 Cup cherry tomatoes
  • A handful of fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 Cup olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • Pink salt & pepper
  • Sliced jalapeños { if you want some heat }
Directions
  • Step 1 Cook Freekeh according to the package and let cool completely.
  • Step 2 Combine all ingredients in a bowl and chill before serving. Enjoy!

 

 


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