Wheat Berry, Grilled Corn and Spinach Salad

Wheat Berry, Grilled Corn and Spinach Salad

Honest to goodness, this distinctive salad is definitely delicious!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

3 1/2
cups water
1
cup uncooked wheat berries
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
medium ears fresh sweet corn, husks and silk removed
1
cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
2
cups baby spinach leaves
1/4
cup chopped onion
2
tablespoons white vinegar
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
2
tablespoons orange juice
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon honey
1
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, heat water, wheat berries and salt to a rolling boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours or until tender. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  2. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place corn on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 12 to 15 minutes, turning frequently, until tender. Cool slightly; cut corn from ears to measure about 2 cups.
  3. In large bowl, stir together wheat berries, corn, tomatoes, spinach and onion.
  4. In 1-cup measuring cup, mix vinegar, orange peel, orange juice, oil, honey, salt and red pepper with wire whisk. Stir into wheat berry mixture. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.
Makes 6 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Wheat berries can be cooked 1 day ahead. Just cover and refrigerate until ready to mix with remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 610mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.