Wheatberry & Apple Salad
Chewy and nutty in flavor, wheat berries (the grain of the whole wheat) pack in the fiber in this sweet and tangy salad that's sure to please.
Serve on a bed of lettuce or lightly-steamed greens.
Recipe from National Cooperative of Grocers
Walnuts, toasted and chopped
Celery ribs, diced
Granny Smith apple, cored & cubed
Sour cream (or plain yogurt)
Red wine vinegar
Salt and pepper
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 1 1/2 hours
Calories per serving: 282
- Bring 3 cups of water to a boil, then stir in the wheatberries and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
- Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook the wheatberries, uncovered, for 1 1/4 - 1 1/2 hours until tender and chewy. Drain the wheatberries in a colander and cool. Wheatberries can be cooked and stored in the refrigerator for up to three days to reduce your preparation time to 30 minutes.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream (or yogurt), vinegar and apple juice. Mix the dressing with the cooled wheatberries, walnuts, cranberries, scallion, celery, and apple. Season with salt and pepper to taste.