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Wheat berry salad

Wheat berry salad


3/4 cup (185 mL) wheat berries

2 ¼ cups (562 mL) water

1 cup (250 mL) diced orange pepper

1 cup (250 mL) diced zucchini

2 Tbsp (30 mL) minced chives

1 Tbsp (15 mL) oil

1 Tbsp (15 mL) white balsamic vinegar


Cook the wheat berries: put the water and wheat berries in a saucepan, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer approximately 45 to 60 minutes. Remove from heat, drain and cool;

In a large bowl, combine the cooked wheat berries, orange pepper, zucchini and chives;

Make the dressing: in a small bowl whisk together the oil and balsamic vinegar;

Pour the dressing over the wheat berry mixture and stir well. Serve.

Makes 4 cups (1.0 L).
One serving = ¾ cup (187 ml)
Per Serving: 133 Calories, 24.0g Carbohydrate, 4.2g Dietary Fibre, 3.5g Protein, 3.2g Total Fat, 4.3g Sodium