Warm Apple-Walnut Wheat Berry Salad

Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
60 min
Recipe Details
  • 1 cup(s) uncooked wheat berries
  • 3 1/2 cup(s) water
  • 1/2 tsp table salt
  • 1/3 cup(s) fresh cranberries, fresh, or frozen and defrosted
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp uncooked shallot(s), minced
  • 1 Tbsp walnut oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp table salt, or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper, freshly ground, or to taste
  • 2 rib(s) uncooked celery, chopped small
  • 1 medium Granny Smith apple, chopped small
  • 1/4 cup(s) chopped walnuts, toasted
  1. In a medium sauce pan, combine wheat berries, water and 1/2 teaspoon salt; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until wheat berries are tender but retain some chew, about 1 hour.Meanwhile, puree cranberries, orange juice, shallot, oil, sugar, thyme, salt and pepper in a blender. When wheat berries are done, drain and return to saucepan. Stir in cranberry dressing, celery, apple and walnuts. Yields about 3/4 cup per serving.

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