Wheat Berry Salad

Wheat Berry Salad

Whole grain wheat berries add a nutlike flavor and a pleasantly chewy texture to this vegetable salad - a hearty side dish.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

5

servings

Wheat Berries
3/4
cup uncooked wheat berries
3
cups water
Creamy Vinaigrette Dressing
1/3
cup vegetable oil
2
tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/8
teaspoon pepper
Salad
1
cup chopped broccoli
1
cup chopped cauliflower
1
cup grape or cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, soak wheat berries in water 30 minutes.
  2. Heat berries and water to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low; partially cover and simmer 55 to 60 minutes or until wheat berries are tender. Drain; rinse with cold water.
  3. In small bowl, mix dressing ingredients until well blended.
  4. In large serving bowl, toss wheat berries, salad ingredients and dressing. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
Makes 5 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Wheat berries are simply whole grains of wheat and can be found in the health food section of the supermarket.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 230mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.