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Monday, April 25, 2016

Wheat Berry, Kale, and Cranberry Salad

If your supermarket carries frozen or shelf-stable precooked wheat berries, you'll save 50 minutes; use 1 cup of cooked grains.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2013
Yield: Serves 2 (serving size: about 2 cups)
Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour


1/2 cup uncooked wheat berries
2 cups shredded baby kale
1/2 cup diced celery
1/4 cup minced red onion
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Place wheat berries in a medium saucepan. Cover with water to 2 inches above wheat berries; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium, and cook 50 minutes or until chewy-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain.

2. Place wheat berries and remaining ingredients in a large bowl; toss gently.

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