Wheat Berry & Strawberry Salad

Fork Facts:

Wheat berries are grains that you probably have never heard of before! They are packed with fibre, protein and iron but take a while to cook, so make sure you set aside time before cooking these bad boys!

SERVES: 6 portions

RECIPE TIME: 75 - 85 Minutes

Palate Profile

Wheat berries can be added to fresh salads and would go perfectly in a hearty soups or chili.

Additional Tips:

  • Add fresh mint and goat cheese to the salad for some extra taste sensation!!

What you need:

  • Wheat Berries
  • 3 Cup Wheat Berries, Rinsed and Drained
  • 6 Cup Veggie Broth
  • 6 Cup Water
  • 10 Medium Strawberries, Hulled and Chopped into ¼ Inch Pieces
  • 3 Cup Baby Spinach

  • Dressing
  • ½ Cup Fresh Orange Juice
  • 1/3 Cup Olive Oil

What to do:

  1. Make sure to wash your hands before you begin.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine the wheat berries, broth, and water.
  3. Bring to a boil on high heat. Reduce the heat so the liquid simmers, cover pan, and cook until the wheat berries are tender, 60 to 70 minutes.
  4. Drain the wheat berries in a strainer and set aside to cool for about 15 minutes.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk together the orange juice and olive oil until smooth.
  6. Pour dressing over wheat berries and add the strawberries and spinach. Toss until all ingredients are coated.