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Makes: 4 cups
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
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Wheat Berry Salad
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Prep time: 20 minutesCooking time: 1 hourTotal time: 1 1⁄3 hours

Ingredients

1 cup
dry wheat kernels
1 1⁄4 cups
carrots, peeled and diced
1 1⁄4 cups
red bell pepper, seeded and diced (about 2 small peppers)
1 cup
celery, diced
1⁄2 cup
green onions, sliced
1⁄4 cup
fresh parsley, minced
1⁄2 cup
unseasoned rice vinegar
2 Tablespoons
water
1 1⁄2 teaspoons
vegetable oil
1⁄2 teaspoon
garlic powder
1⁄4 teaspoon
salt

Directions

  1. Place dry wheat kernels in a large saucepan and add water to cover by 3 inches. Bring to a rolling boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and continue to simmer for 1 hour, or until the wheat kernels are tender but still chewy. Drain the cooked wheat berries and rinse with cold water. Place in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add the carrots, celery, bell pepper, onions and parsley to the wheat berries in the mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together the rice vinegar, water, vegetable oil, garlic powder and salt. Pour dressing over the salad and mix until salad is well coated.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Serving Size: 
1/2 cup
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