Kamut & Almond Salad

Side Dishes

Kamut & Almond Salad

Considered by some to be the great-greatgrandfather of grains, kamut is a high-protein, large-kerneled wheat with a nutty flavor. You may find it in packages or sold in bulk. It adds a great chewy texture to this grain salad.


4 servings

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Boil kamut in salted water in a saucepan, then reduce to a simmer and cook, covered, 1 hour. Add currants in the last 2 minutes of cooking; drain.

Whisk together oil, lemon juice, honey, cumin, and zest.

Combine kamut mixture with almonds and cilantro, and toss with vinaigrette to coat; season with salt and pepper.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per serving

Calories: 292

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11g 16%

Saturated Fat 1g 5%

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 4mg 0%

Carbs 43g 14%

Fiber 6g 24%

Protein 9g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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