Wheat Berry Salad

Wheat Berry Salad
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Cook 45 mins Soak Overnight

Ingredients

  • 1 cup wheat berries
  • 1 Gala apple, cored and finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup dried cherries, cranberries or golden raisins
  • 1 rib celery, finely chopped
  • 2 scallions, trimmed and sliced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/8 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

Make It

1. Place wheat berries in a large bowl and add enough water to cover by 2 inches. Soak at room temperature overnight.

2. Drain wheat berries and transfer to a medium-size saucepan. Add 3 1/2 cups water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium and simmer for 45 minutes. Add a little more water, if needed, while cooking.

3. Drain and cool to room temperature. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine apple, dried fruit, celery, scallions and crumbled feta. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, honey mustard, honey and salt and pepper. While whisking, add oil in a thin stream. Add wheat berries and dressing to apple mixture in bowl. Toss gently and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 418, Fat, total (g): 15, chol. (mg): 17, sat. fat (g): 4, carb. (g): 60, fiber (g): 7, pro. (g): 10, sodium (mg): 805, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.