Wheat Berry, Roasted Corn and Spinach Salad

Wheat Berry, Roasted Corn and Spinach Salad

Adventure into a sassy salad bursting with whole-grain goodness and vitamin-rich spinach.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

Salad
3 1/2
cups water
1
cup uncooked wheat berries
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
cups baby spinach leaves
1
cup cherry tomatoes
1/4
cup chopped onion
Dressing
2
tablespoons white vinegar
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
2
tablespoons orange juice
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon honey
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, heat water, wheat berries and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a rolling boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes or until tender. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oven to 450°F. In ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, evenly spread corn. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bake 15 minutes to roast corn. Set aside.
  3. In large bowl, stir together wheat berries, corn, spinach, tomatoes and onion.
  4. In 1-cup measuring cup, mix dressing ingredients with wire whisk until well blended. Stir into salad. Let stand 15 minutes before serving to blend flavors.
Makes 6 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
Wheat berries are whole, unprocessed kernels of wheat. Look for wheat berries in the cereal, self-serve bulk foods or natural-foods section of your supermarket.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 400mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.