Grapes and Grains

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A great chilled side dish with plenty of color and crunch.

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  • Prep Time: 45 minutes or less plus refrigeration time

Side Dishes

Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1/2
Think Variety; Think Color: Yellow/Orange, Green


  • 2 Tbsp. Olive oil or other vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 2 cups cooked barley (do not overcook)
  • 1 1/2 cups seedless or halved, seeded Chilean grapes
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper


In mixing bowl, whisk together oil, lemon and orange juices. Add barley, grapes, celery, and onions, tossing to coat. Season with salt and pepper; chill until serving time.


Each serving provides: An excellent source of fiber, and a good source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    247
  • Carbohydrates:    42g
  • Total Fat:    8.2g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   1.2g
  • Dietary Fiber:    8g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    28%
  • Sodium:    89 mg
  • Protein:    4g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.



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