Wheat Berries with Smoked Turkey and Fruit
- Total Time
Wheat berries are whole, unprocessed wheat kernels that add wonderful crunch and flavor to any salad.
water2 ¼ cup(s)
uncooked wheat berries1 cup(s), rinsed
uncooked boneless skinless turkey breast½ pound(s), smoked turkey, in one piece, cubed
nectarine(s)2 item(s), medium, pitted and cubed
Granny Smith apple1 medium, cored and cubed
uncooked red onion(s)½ medium, chopped
fresh orange juice¼ cup(s)
cider vinegar3 Tbsp
Dijon mustard1 Tbsp
fresh spinach5 oz, baby spinach, coarsely chopped
- Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in the wheat berries; reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the berries are tender and the water is absorbed, 1 1/2–2 hours. Fluff the wheat berries with a fork, then let stand 5 minutes.
- Combine the wheat berries with the smoked turkey, nectarines, apple, and onion in a large bowl. Whisk together the orange juice, vinegar, mustard, and honey in a small bowl. Stir the juice mixture into the wheat berry mixture until blended.
- Arrange the spinach on a platter. Spoon the wheat berries–turkey mixture on top. Serve at once.