Wheat berry Waldorf salad with ham
Uncooked wheat berries
Lean deli-sliced honey ham
½ pound(s), fat-free, cut into 1⁄2-inch cubes
1 medium, Granny Smith, cored and cubed
Uncooked red onion(s)
1 medium, finely chopped
Golden seedless raisins
2 rib(s), medium, finely chopped
¼ cup(s), fresh, chopped
Apple cider vinegar
Unsweetened orange juice
1 Tbsp, fresh, peeled and minced
6 leaf/leaves, or Boston lettuce
- Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in the wheat berries. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the wheat berries are tender and liquid is absorbed, about 1 hour.
- Combine the ham, apple, onion, raisins, celery, walnuts, and parsley in a large bowl.
- Whisk together the vinegar, orange juice, honey, oil, ginger, mustard, and salt in a small bowl. Stir the vinegar mixture into ham mixture until blended. Add the wheat berries; toss well.
- Arrange the lettuce leaves in each of 6 bowls. Spoon the wheat-berry mixture (about 1 cup) on top of each. Serve at once. Yields 1 salad per serving.