Do you love the taste of bread but are trying to stay healthy? This wheat berry salad recipe is perfect for you. If this sounds like you, keep reading!
Wheat berries are a whole grain that can be used in place of traditional bread crumbs or ground into flour. It’s also an excellent source of protein and fiber which will help keep your blood sugar level stable and give your body more energy throughout the day. The next time you’re looking for a filling snack or meal, try out our wheat berry salad recipe with some added veggies!
prep: 15 mins, cook: 1 hr, additional: 3 hrs 20 mins, total: 4 hrs 35 mins, Servings: 6, Yield: 6 servings
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 stalk celery, diced
4 cups water
1 cup wheat berries
1 tablespoon soy sauce
¼ white onion, diced
salt to taste
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
2 carrots, diced
1 tablespoon tahini
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey, or more to taste
Place wheat berries in a pot and cover with water; soak for 3 to 6 hours.
Drain wheat berries and add 4 cups water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until wheat berries are tender yet firm to the bite and water is absorbed, 1 to 2 hours. Remove pot from heat and cool.
Mix carrots, celery, onion, and parsley into wheat berries.
Whisk lemon juice, soy sauce, tahini, olive oil, honey, and salt together in a bowl until smooth; stir into wheat berries mixture.
Per Serving: 167 calories; protein 5.1g; carbohydrates 30g; fat 4.2g; sodium 180mg.