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Lemon Grain Salad with Kale Pesto

Warning: this recipe was designed for a Vitamix high-performance blender. To avoid damage if you’re using a non-Vitamix blender please refer to your blender owner’s manual for operation guidelines.

With so much flavor, you won't even realize you're eating healthy grains.

Per serving :

Calories: 337

Fat: 23 g

Carbs: 33 g

Protein: 5 g


US | Metric
Metric | US
  • Pearl Barley - 5⅝ oz
  • Pine Nut - 1/2 oz
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 3/4 oz
  • Currant - 2½ oz
  • Shallot - 3/8 oz
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 3½ oz
  • Kale - 6 oz
  • Lemon Juice - 1/2 oz

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving (about 94g)
Amount per serving
Calories 337 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Sugars 9g  
Protein 5g  
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 60%
Calcium 7% Iron 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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