Bring water to a boil; add grano. Simmer covered until tender, about 50 minutes. Chill.
Combine salad mix with grano and next 6 ingredients (artichoke hearts through red onion) in a large bowl; toss well. Drizzle salad dressing over salad mix and toss gently. Sprinkle grated cheese over top of salad. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)