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wheat berry salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Tasha Kaye
Wenatchee, WA

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(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For wheat berry salad

  • 5 cups of water
  • 1/2 cup dry wheatberries
  • 1/2 cup yellow or red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 6-8 kalamata olives, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries (these are the highlight of this salad!)
  • a few sprigs of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon evoo
  • red wine vinegar to taste (i splashed a few drops in, tossed and tasted. i kept doing this until i was satisfied – 2 tablespoons roughly)
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make wheat berry salad

  • 1
    Combine the wheat berries, water and a pinch of salt into a sauce pan. Bring to a boil and reduce to medium/low until wheat has desired texture – about an hour or longer. Take off heat, strain and put in the fridge to cool. Once they have cooled, combine all of the ingredients together. Salt and pepper to taste. Place back in the fridge for 30 minutes or longer. Serve. This salad can be used as a side or eaten as a main meal.