Wheat berry saladSubmitted by: MALEFICENT1964
IntroductionWheat 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
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)
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
(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.