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Cooked Wheat Berries

Cooked Wheat Berries

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 151
Cooked Wheat Berries
  • Makes: 9 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Start to Finish: 1 hr 15 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 29


  • 2 cups hard red winter-wheat berries, (see Tip)
  • 7 cups cold water
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Sort through wheat berries carefully, discarding any stones. Rinse well under cool running water. Place in a large heavy saucepan. Add water and salt.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer gently for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Drain and rinse. To serve hot, use immediately. Otherwise, follow the make-ahead instructions.
  3. Tips: Tip: Wheat berries can be found in natural-foods markets and online at King Arthur Flour, (800) 827-6836,, and Bob's Red Mill, (800) 349-2173,
  4. Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 9
PER SERVING: 151 cal., 1 g total fat 265 mg sodium, 29 g carb. (4 g fiber), 6 g pro.