Cooked Wheat Berries
Sort through wheat berries carefully, discarding any stones. Rinse well under cool running water. Place in a large heavy saucepan. Add water and salt.Advertisement
Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer gently for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Drain and rinse. To serve hot, use immediately. Otherwise, follow the make-ahead instructions.
Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 1 month.
Tip: Wheat berries can be found in natural-foods markets and online at King Arthur Flour, (800) 827-6836, kingarthurflour.com, and Bob's Red Mill, (800) 349-2173, bobsredmill.com.