Cherry Wheat Berry Herb Salad


Something Extra:
The Healthy Issue 2013

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Cherry Wheat Berry Herb Salad

Cherry Wheat Berry Herb Salad
Ingredients
2 cups water
1 cup Jovial Einkorn Wheat Berries
1 cup fresh cherries, pitted and halved*
1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
2 tbsp. chopped fresh oregano
2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil
3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp. white balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp. salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Directions

Prep: 20 minutes, Cook: 30 minutes
Chill: several hours, Serves: 6

1. Bring water and wheat berries to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes. Fluff with a fork and let cool.

2. Add cherries, celery, walnuts and herbs to salad and stir lightly.

3. Whisk together all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and pour over salad and stir in lightly. Cover and chill for several hours

*May substitute 1/2 cup dried cherries.  

Nutritional Information:
260 calories, 7g protein, 14g total fa (1.5g saturated, 0g trans), 28g carbohydrates, 5g fiber, 4g sugar, 0mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 7 points

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