Spelt Salad with Cucumbers and Tomatoes

Recipe from Anastacia Brown
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Spelt Salad with Cucumbers and Tomatoes
 
Cooking time: 30 min
Servings 4
It is well known that spelt is an extremely healthy grain. Those are some of its benefits: improving digestion and reducing the risk of diabetes. Other ingredients include tomatoes and cucumber; with these vegetables, the salad becomes delectable. 

Ingredients
servings

  • Spelt
    20 oz.
  • Salt
    2 tsp.
  • Toasted walnuts
    0,8 oz.
  • Cucumber
    4 pcs.
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice
    4 tsp.
  • Olive oil
    4 tsp.
  • Black pepper
    a pinch
  • Apple cider vinegar
    4 tsp.
  • Basil leaves
    16,8 oz.
  • Tomatoe
    4 pcs.
  • Red onion, thinly sliced
    3,2 oz.

Nutrition facts per serving

  • Calories

    320 kcal

  • Protein

    9.2 g

  • Fat

    10 g

  • Carbohydrates

    48.6 g

Method

  • The spelt grain must first be prepared. Boil some salted water in a big pot. Then, add the spelt to the cooking vessel and cook for about 35 minutes, until the grains are golden.

     

  • Now take the walnuts and spread them on a baking paper. Roast in an oven for 4-5 minutes at 350°F.

  • Now is the time to prepare the salad. In a large mixing bowl, place the following ingredients: sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, and red onion; lemon juice; apple cider vinegar; oil; salt; black pepper. Mix all the ingredients really well. Taste the salad and adjust with seasoning or extra vegetables if desired, then enjoy it!

Tips

  • When it comes to cooking spelt, there are specific rules. The first 5 minutes the spelt has to be prepared at a normal heat, afterwards the heat has to be reduces, so that the grain does not burn.

Bon Appetit!

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