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Great Whole Grain Recipes! 16 Healthy & Delicious Whole Grain Salads

As we ease into warmer weather, I’ve been on the lookout for easy whole grain recipes that are simple to whip up in a jiff. Whole grains like wild rice, quinoa, bulgar, and farro are easy to make and can be tossed with a host of healthy veggies for a fast, fresh family dinner. Grain salads also keep well, so I like having the leftovers the next day for lunch. No matter how you plan to eat them, one of these colorful and healthy whole grain salad recipe are sure to be a welcome addition to your family table. Head below to find your fave!

  • Great Grains! 16 Healthy Grain Salad Recipes 1 of 17
    Great Grains! 16 Healthy Whole Grain Salad Recipes

    16 simple and healthy whole grain salad recipes for easy family meals!

  • Beet Green Farro Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes 2 of 17
    Beet Green Farro Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

    In this laid-back salad recipe, nutty farro is complimented beautifully by tender beet greens and sun-dried tomatoes.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Classic Tabbouleh Salad 3 of 17
    Classic Tabbouleh Salad

    Featuring quick-cooking bulgur, fresh cucumbers and tomatoes, this satisfying salad doubles as super fast dinner option.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Perfect Barley Salad 4 of 17
    Perfect Barley Salad

    Turn leftovers into lunchtime magic with this perfect barley salad.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Jenny Rosenstrach

  • Quinoa Salad with Black Beans and Mango 5 of 17
    Quinoa Salad with Black Beans and Mango

    Tropical flavors and black beans give this quinoa salad a satisfying twist!

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal

  • Wild Rice Salad with Chanterelles 6 of 17
    Wild Rice Salad with Chanterelles

    This vegan and gluten-free wild rice salad layers the flavors of nutty wild rice, tangy dried cherries, and rich chanterelles, all topped off with a wholesome homemade cashew cream.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Shauna Ahern

  • Curried Quinoa Wraps with Peas 7 of 17
    Curried Quinoa Wraps with Peas

    Add some unexpected fun to lunch with these curried quinoa wraps. 

    Babble Food has the recipe  

    Image: Kathy Patalsky

  • Kale, Feta, and Quinoa Salad 8 of 17
    Kale, Feta, and Quinoa Salad

    Kale and quinoa go wonderfully with tangy feta, in this simple and hearty salad recipe.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal

  • Wild Rice Salad with Cranberries 9 of 17
    Wild Rice Salad with Cranberries

    Fresh green onions provide a wonderful crisp contrast to walnuts and cranberry slices in this wild rice salad.

    Babble Food has the recipe  

    Image: Angie McGowan

  • Radicchio, Carrot, Orange, and Bulgar Salad 10 of 17
    Radicchio, Carrot, Orange, and Bulgar Salad

    Keep things colorful with this radicchio, carrot, orange, and bulgar salad.

    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Jamaican Rice Salad 11 of 17
    Jamaican Rice Salad

    This nutty rice salad combines tropical pineapple with a rainbow of fresh peppers. Try this rice salad with fish for a light and healthy dinner.

    Babble Food has the recipe 

    Image: Angie McGowan

  • Simple Tomato Tabbouleh 12 of 17
    Simple Tomato Tabbouleh

    Tomato season is just around the corner —— get ready with this simple approach to tomato-based tabbouleh.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Roasted Black Radish and Grape Quinoa 13 of 17
    Roasted Black Radish and Grape Quinoa

    Roasting brings incredible flavors out of radishes and grapes, and makes for a deliciously unique dinner.

    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Layered Fiesta Rice Salad 14 of 17
    Layered Fiesta Rice Salad

    Try a fun approach to rice salad with this multi-colored layered salad.

    Babble Food has the recipe  

    Image: courtesy of USA Rice Federation

  • Farro Salad with Kale and Mixed Citrus 15 of 17
    Farro Salad with Kale and Mixed Citrus

    This bright farro salad features an array of fresh citrus and healthy kale!

    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Confetti Quinoa Salad 16 of 17
    Confetti Quinoa Salad

    Put frozen vegetables to work with this easy confetti quinoa salad.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Jennifer Leal

  • Balsamic Veggie Salad in a Jar 17 of 17
    Balsamic Veggie Salad in a Jar

    Add your favorite grain and take your salad to go with this versatile balsamic veggie salad in a jar!

    Babble Food has the recipe  

    Image: Kathy Patalsky

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