Recipe details

Denise says:

This is my seven species salad  that uses the seven-biblical species which are wheat, barley, figs, olives, dates, pomegranates and grapes.
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Serves: 6 people

Ingredients:

  • 250g mixed grain – to include bulgur wheat and barley
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable stock powder
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  • 3 tablespoons fresh mint – chopped
  • 100g pitted black olives – cut in half
  • 75g medjool dates – roughly chopped
  • 100g black seedless grapes – cut in half
  • Seeds from 1 pomegranate
  • 3 fresh figs – cut into quarters
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  • Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice ½ lemon
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper – to taste

Method

  • Place the mixed grains in a large saucepan. Add 500ml water and the vegetable stock powder. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes or until cooked. Drain and set aside to cool.
  • When the grains are cool, transfer to a large serving platter.
  • Add the mint, olives, dates, grapes, pomegranate seeds and figs. Mix together.
  • Drizzle over the dressing just before serving.
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