1/3 cup finely chopped fresh mint or 1 to 2 tsp. dried
3 Tbs. roasted garlic oil, or 3 Tbs. plain olive oil plus 2 to 3 small cloves garlic, minced
3 to 5 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 cups peeled, seeded and diced cucumber
3 cups cooked whole grains, such as kamut, wheat berries or brown rice
2 cups seeded and diced plum tomatoes
In large bowl, combine grains, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, onion and mint. Drizzle oil and 3 tablespoons lemon juice over the mixture while you stir. Add salt, pepper and additional lemon juice if necessary to give salad a nice puckery edge.