Grano: Antipasto Grano Salad



4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories 207
Fat 6 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 12 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 17 mg
Iron 4 mg
Sodium 365 mg
Calcium 83 mg


1 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup grano
1 (14-ounce) package European salad mix
1 14-ounce) can quartered artichoke hearts, drained
1/2 cup diced ham
1/2 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1/4 cup bottled pepperocini
2 tablespoons sliced black olives
1 tablespoon diced red onion
2 1/2 tablespoons low-fat bottled Italian dressing
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese


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)