Avocado Grains & Greens

Salads Recipes For Chefs

Avocado Grains & Greens


  • 1 -1/2 fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Avocado oil
  • 3 wheat berries cooked
  • 3 cups pearl barley cooked
  • 3 cups cous cous cooked
  • 1-1/2 bunches mint roughly chopped
  • 1-1/2 bunches parsley roughly chopped
  • 1-1/2 bunches cilantro roughly chopped
  • fine sea salt for seasoning
  • freshly ground black pepper for seasoning
  • 3 each cucumbers peeled, cut into 1/4
  • 12 each roma tomatoes peeled, large dice
  • 12 each Avocados From Mexico large dice
  • 1 lb arugula
  • tahini dressing recipe follows
  • tahini dressing
  • 9 oz tahini paste
  • 3 oz plain yogurt
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 oz water
  • fine sea salt for seasoning
  • freshly ground black pepper for seasoning


  1. Combine the lemon juice with the avocado oil. Reserve 1-1/2 cups. Mix the remaining dressing with the grains and herbs. Season with salt and pepper. To make a single serving, place 1/2 cup grains at the center of a serving dish. Arrange 5 or 6 slices of cucumber, ½ Roma tomato and 1/2 avocado on the grains. Drizzle 1 tablespoon reserved dressing on the salad and season with a pinch of salt. Scatter some arugula leaves on top. Finish with a drizzle of tahini dressing.
  2. TAHINI DRESSING Combine tahini, yogurt, lemon juice and water to make a smooth consistency. Season with salt and pepper.
Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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