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Autumn Wheat Berry Salad

Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
15
min.
Servings

4 servings, 1 cup each

Tender wheat berries, dried cranberries and toasted pecans star in this flavor-packed salad. Bonus: You can make it up to four days ahead of time!

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What You Need

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Make It

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  • Drain wheat berries; place in medium saucepan. Add enough water to cover berries by about 1 inch.
  • Bring to boil; simmer on medium-low heat 50 min. to 1 hour or until berries are tender, adding more water if needed to keep berries covered; drain.
  • Transfer berries to medium bowl; cool.
  • Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly.

How to Pre-Soak Wheat Berries

Rinse wheat berries; place in medium bowl. Add enough water to cover wheat berries by a few inches. Let stand at room temperature 8 to 10 hours. Drain, then use as directed.

Make Ahead

This satisfying salad can be refrigerated up to 4 days.

How to Test Wheat Berries for Doneness

Test for doneness by removing a grain and tasting. It will be chewy with a soft center.

Food Facts

Wheat berries will double in size when they are cooked.

Servings

  • 4 servings, 1 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1 cup each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 350
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 210mg
Carbohydrate 49g
Dietary fiber 7g
Sugars 14g
Protein 6g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from I soak the wheat berried the night before to cut down on the cooking time- Otherwise I use a... I soak the wheat berried the night before to cut down on the cooking time- Otherwise I use a pressure cooker. People LOVE this dish. I use it to introduce WHOLE GRAINS as recommended on MyPyramid grain group. Few people know what an actual grain (or berry) of wheat looks like- let alone taste like! This is a MUST TRY recipe!
Date published: 2005-07-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I've cooked wheat berries for years and have never soaked them - and they cook up very nicely in... I've cooked wheat berries for years and have never soaked them - and they cook up very nicely in 50-55 minutes. This cuts off a lot of time in preparing - no unnecessary soaking.
Date published: 2012-04-02
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