Wheat Berry Salad
Cooking for a crowd?
1 cupdry wheat kernels
1 1⁄4 cupscarrots, peeled and diced
1 1⁄4 cupsred bell pepper, seeded and diced (about 2 small peppers)
1 cupcelery, diced
1⁄2 cupgreen onions, sliced
1⁄4 cupfresh parsley, minced
1⁄2 cupunseasoned rice vinegar
1 1⁄2 teaspoonsvegetable oil
1⁄2 teaspoongarlic powder
- 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.
- Add the carrots, celery, bell pepper, onions and parsley to the wheat berries in the mixing bowl.
- 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.
- Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Last updated: 10/16/17