Wheat Berry Salad

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Author: Jennifer Shoemaker

This winter salad is quick and easy to make, as well as friendly to the pocketbook. A hearty dish that is great as a side or main course.


  • 2 cups - cooked wheat berries (kamut, spelt berries, farro, etc. can also be used)
  • 2 cups - raw or blanched broccoli crowns
  • 1 medium - apple, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 small - red onion, diced
  • 3 oz - feta cheese (or more!)
  • 1/2 cup - toasted pecan halves (or walnuts)
  • 1/4 cup - cranberries (or golden raisins)
  • 1/4 cup - balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 cup - olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp - Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp - honey (use more honey for a sweeter vinaigrette)


  1. Toast pecans in skillet over medium high heat until fragrant, 2 - 3 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl combine wheat berries, broccoli, apple, red onion, feta cheese, cranberries, pecans and optional lentils.
  3. Whisk together balsamic vinegar, olive oil, dijon mustard, honey, salt and pepper.
  4. Pour vinaigrette over salad and mix well. Use more or less vinaigrette to taste.
  5. Chill and serve.


vegetarian, healthy, vegetables, dinner, appetizer, seasonal, winter

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