Prepare our Autumn Wheat Berry Salad up to four days ahead of serving time. This makes our flavor-packed Autumn Wheat Berry Salad great for potlucks.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1 cup wheat berries, soaked 8 to 10 hours
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans, toasted
4 green onions, chopped
1/3 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
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Let's Make It
Drain wheat berries; place in medium saucepan. Add enough water to cover berries by about 1 inch.
Bring to boil; simmer on medium-low heat 50 min. to 1 hour or until berries are tender, adding more water if needed to keep berries covered; drain.
Transfer berries to medium bowl; cool.
Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly.
How to Pre-Soak Wheat Berries
Rinse wheat berries; place in medium bowl. Add enough water to cover wheat berries by a few inches. Let stand at room temperature 8 to 10 hours. Drain, then use as directed.
This satisfying salad can be refrigerated up to 4 days.
How to Test Wheat Berries for Doneness
Test for doneness by removing a grain and tasting. It will be chewy with a soft center.
Wheat berries will double in size when they are cooked.
See our on-line video, Cooking Wheat Berries, for more helpful tips on how to cook this delicious grain.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 54g
Dietary Fibers 9g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
4 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.