Mixed Grain Tabbouleh

Serves 4


  • 75g Italian 5 grains mix (spelt, barley, durum wheat, rice and oats) or similar mixed grains
  • 100g flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 50g fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 200g vine tomatoes, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 bunch spring onions, finely sliced
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 3 tbsp olive oil


  1. Bring 1 litre water to the boil in a saucepan, add the mixed grains and simmer on a low heat for 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain thoroughly and allow to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the herbs, tomatoes and spring onions then stir in the cooled mixed grains.
  3. Add the lemon juice and olive oil and stir well.