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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 259.0
  • Total Fat: 4.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 211.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 47.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.8 g
  • Protein: 6.9 g

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Wheat berry salad

Submitted by: MALEFICENT1964

Introduction

Wheat berries are a wonderfully chewy whole grain, that absorb the favors of whatever they are dressed with - they make a great whole grain salad among other things Wheat berries are a wonderfully chewy whole grain, that absorb the favors of whatever they are dressed with - they make a great whole grain salad among other things
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 cups cooked wheat berries (1 cup uncooked)
    1 can whole beets, cut in chunks
    1 cucumber, cut in chunks
    1 apple, unpeeled and cut in chunks
    1 orange, peeled and just the segements (reserve the juice for the dressing)

    Dressing
    1tbs walnut oil
    juice from the orange above (reserved from creating segments)
    2 tsp dijon mustard
    1 tsp herbs du provence or other herbs you like

Directions

Prepare wheat berries, by taking 1 cup of wheat berries and placing them in a pot of simmering water, with a bit of salt, for about 1 1/2 hours til the berries are tender and chewy.
(they can also be done in a crock pot on low for abot 8 hours if you're making a larger batch - wheat berries are a great rice replacement -they're nutty and chewy and wonderfully satisfying.)

When the berries are done...

Peel the orange with a knife removing the rind, and individually removing the segments, so you just have the orange an dno membrane.

Squeeze the orange membrane to extract the juice into a bowl.

Add in the mustard, and herbs du provence.
Add the walnut oil and whisk

Chop up and apple and put i bowl w/ dressing
Chop up beets, and put in the same bowl
Chop up cucumber and put i the same bowl
Add orange supremes to bowl
Add wheat berries and toss gently

Refrigerate for about 30 minutes and serve in lettuce cups or asa side dish.




Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MALEFICENT1964.






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