Make sure to soak the wheat berries two days ahead if you plan to prepare this dish a day ahead.Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 1 hour; Total time: 1 hour and 5 minutes, plus soaking time.Wheat berries mixed with cranberries and apricots give this salad a vibrant taste and texture. All three ingredients are excellent sources of fiber too!

Lori Powell


Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Place the wheat berries in a medium bowl; cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand 8 hours. Drain. Place the wheat berries in a 4-quart pot; cover with water by 2 inches. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and cook, uncovered, 1 hour or until tender. Drain well in a large sieve; transfer to a serving bowl.

  • Add remaining ingredients to warm wheat berries, tossing to combine; serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

214 calories; fat 3g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 2g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 46g; fiber 6g; iron 2mg; sodium 156mg; calcium 28mg.