Wonderfully chewy wheat berries have a nutty flavor and are great in soups, stews, and salads. This fruity salad is delicious at room temperature but is also good eaten cold as a packed lunch.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
2 hrs
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring water to boiling in a small saucepan. Add wheat berries. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 40 to 50 minutes or until tender. Drain and transfer to a large bowl; cool 1 hour.

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  • Whisk together lemon juice, canola oil, maple syrup, salt, pepper and cinnamon in a small bowl. Drizzle dressing over the cooled wheat berries. Add apple, carrot, and scallions; toss to coat. Serve the wheat berry mixture over baby spinach; and if desired, sprinkle with dried apricots.

Nutrition Facts

135 calories; protein 3.9g; carbohydrates 23.4g; dietary fiber 4.2g; sugars 4g; fat 3.9g; saturated fat 0.3g; vitamin a iu 3441.6IU; vitamin c 10.1mg; folate 57.7mcg; calcium 40.1mg; iron 1.6mg; magnesium 52mg; potassium 276.9mg; sodium 98.8mg.
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