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Warm Apple-Walnut Wheat Berry Salad

5
5
2
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 15 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
1 hr
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Fresh cranberries and orange juice give the dressing for this recipe a sweet-tart note. A wonderful grain side dish for roasted turkey or fall pork dishes.

Ingredients

uncooked wheat berries

1 cup(s)

water

3½ cup(s)

table salt

½ tsp

fresh cranberries

cup(s), fresh, or frozen and defrosted

unsweetened orange juice

2 Tbsp

uncooked shallot(s)

2 Tbsp, minced

walnut oil

1 Tbsp

sugar

1½ tsp

fresh thyme

1 tsp, chopped

table salt

¼ tsp, or to taste

black pepper

tsp, freshly ground, or to taste

uncooked celery

2 rib(s), medium, chopped small

Granny Smith apple

1 medium, chopped small

chopped walnuts

¼ cup(s), toasted

Instructions

  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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