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Winter Wheat Berry Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup wheat berries, soaked overnight and drained
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup snipped dried apricots
  • 1 medium apple, cored, peeled and sliced
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and shredded
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 6 cups packaged fresh baby spinach

Directions

  1. Add wheat berries to saucepan of boiling water, return to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 30 to 40 minutes or until tender. Drain; transfer to bowl to cool.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, oil, syrup, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Toss with wheat berries, apricots, apple, carrot and onions. Serve over spinach.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe – 4
  • Amount Per Serving
    • Cal.(kcal) – 284
    • Fat, total(g) – 8
    • Sat. fat(g) – 1
    • Carb.(g) – 50
    • Fiber(g) – 12
    • Protein(g) – 8
    • Sodium(mg) – 217

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