All posts tagged: Grünkern

Savoy Cabbage Soup with Grünkern

Savoy Cabbage Soup with Grünkern

Savoy Cabbage Soup with Grünkern. Okay, this soup is not going to sell itself. But let me say this… if any cabbage soup is going to satisfy your hopes for a tasty cabbage soup, this could be the one. Although it’s undeniably healthy, this soup is not to be confused with the famous cabbage soup […]

Roasted Hokkaido Pumpkin and Grünkern recipe

Roasted Hokkaido Pumpkin and Grünkern and Yoghurt Dressing

Ahhh, pumpkin season has just arrived. I adore pumpkin. And this friends, is the first pumpkin recipe of the season. It’s a delicious dish made with spiced roasted Hokkaido pumpkin and Grünkern, roasted walnuts, a little red onion, and a lemony herbed yoghurt dressing. To keep things interesting, the pumpkin is spiced with ground coriander, […]

Greek-style Grünkern salad with chickpeas

Greek Grünkern Salad with Chickpeas

This Greek-style Grünkern salad with chickpeas features bold Mediterranean flavors (lemon, herbs, sweet red peppers, cucumber and feta), tossed with warm, whole grains. The key ingredient to this salad, of course, is one of my favorite grains of late — Grünkern. And of course my favorite legume — chickpeas. Since this is one of my […]

Mediterranean Grünkern and Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Grünkern and Chickpea Salad

This Mediterranean grünkern and chickpea salad is an excellent example of why old world grains are making a come back. If you haven’t tried grünkern yet, you are missing out on what I would call a spectacular grain. When I first starting putting barley in salads, I thought WOW. Then I tried Grünkern, a grain […]

Grünkern (Spelt)-Lentil Chili with Kale Recipe

Lentil Chili with Grünkern & Kale

Lentil chili is this simple. It requires just one pot (hallelujah!), some basic ingredients, is totally flexible and comes together in less than 1 hour. And most of that time you can sit back and enjoy a glass of wine… ahem, I mean cup of tea. Yes, this one-pot wonder is that easy, plus it’s […]

Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato Kale Salad with Grünkern spelt (similar to Freekah)

Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato Kale Salad

This roasted beet and sweet potato kale salad screams healthy! The basic ingredients for this salad are just four: chioggia beets with their candy cane stripes, sweet potato, kale and Germany’s own version of freekeh — a grain called Grünkern. This is a nutrient dense autumn salad that is deceptively simple to prepare. The vegetables […]

Grünkern Pilaf with Spinach, Tomatoes & Chickpeas

Grünkern Pilaf with Spinach & Chickpeas

Grünkern pilaf makes for the perfect whole grain side dish – one that won’t bore you to death! I have seriously fallen in love with this grain. It’s damn tasty! And if you are not German, some of you may already be asking what is Grünkern? Grünkern is spelt that’s that been harvested while still […]