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Mediterranean Wheatberry Salad with Tempeh

6
5
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 10 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
1 hr
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
This chewy, nutty salad is is packed with the briny flavors of kalamata olives, capers.

Ingredients

Uncooked wheat berries

1 cup(s)

Mineral water

3½ fl oz

Table salt

1 tsp(s), divided

Sweet red pepper(s)

1 cup(s), cored, seeded, diced (~1 cup)

Tempeh

1 cup(s), diced small (~4 oz)

Uncooked celery

1 cup(s), thinly sliced

Uncooked scallion(s)

cup(s), (~ 2 large), chopped

Capers

1 tbsp(s), finely chopped

Fresh parsley

1 tbsp(s), minced

White wine vinegar

1½ tsp(s)

Dijon mustard

1 cup(s)

Minced garlic

½ tsp(s), minced

Fresh oregano

½ tbsp(s), minced

Extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp(s)

Slivered almonds

¼ cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Combine wheatberries, water, and ½ tsp salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for approximately 1 hour or until wheatberries are tender (but retain some chew). Drain and cool. Combine cooked wheatberries with pepper, tempeh, celery, scallions, olives, capers, and parsley. In a small bowl whisk together olive oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic, oregano, remaining ½ tsp salt and 1/8 tsp pepper. Pour over wheatberry salad and toss well.