Greek Yogurt Parfaits

Greek Yogurt Parfaits Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
Try making these Greek Yogurt Parfaits for a nutritious and delicious breakfast or dessert. Grano, which means "grain" in Italian, are the polished whole berries from durum semolina wheat. Look for them in health-food stores or Italian markets. If you can't find grano, try wheat berries, barley, or brown rice instead.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 228
Fat 3.1 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 14.1 g
Carbohydrate 38.9 g
Fiber 4.8 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 106 mg
Calcium 130 mg

Ingredients

1 cup uncooked grano
12 cups water, divided
1/4 cup orange blossom honey
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
4 cups plain 2% Greek-style yogurt
2 cups fresh berries (such as blackberries, blueberries, or sliced strawberries)

Preparation

1. Soak grano in 6 cups water overnight. Drain. Place in a medium saucepan with remaining 6 cups water over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until grano is just tender. Drain well. Stir in honey and salt. Cool to room temperature.

2. Spoon 1/4 cup yogurt into each of 8 parfait glasses. Top yogurt with 3 tablespoons grano and 2 tablespoons berries. Repeat layers with the remaining ingredients.

Note:

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