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Wheat Berry Salad with Red Fruit

Wheat Berry Salad with Red Fruit

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 321
Wheat Berry Salad with Red Fruit
  • Makes: 9 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Start to Finish: 1 hr
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 42

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 cups Cooked Wheat Berries, (recipe follows)
  • 1 large Fuji apple, unpeeled, diced
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves, toasted (see Tip) and coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Directions

  1. Combine orange juice and cranberries in a small bowl. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  2. Combine wheat berries, apple and pecans in a large bowl; stir gently. Drain the cranberries, reserving the juice. Stir the cranberries into the wheat berry mixture.
  3. Whisk the reserved orange juice, vinegar and oil in a small bowl until combined. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over the salad and stir gently to coat. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to combine. Serve cold or at room temperature.
  4. Tips: Tip: To toast pecan halves, spread nuts on a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees F, stirring once, until fragrant, 7 to 9 minutes.
  5. MAKE AHEAD TIP: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 9
PER SERVING: 321 cal., 14 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 365 mg sodium, 42 g carb. (6 g fiber), 7 g pro.

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