Wheat Berry And Wild Rice Salad

This meatless whole grain salad can be either a main dish or a side.

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Makes:
4 servings
Yields:
4 main-dish or 8 side-dish servings
Prep:
15 mins
Chill:
4 hrs to 24 hrs
Cook:
1 hr
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Wheat Berry And Wild Rice Salad

Ingredients
1
cup wheat berries
1/4
teaspoon salt (optional)
1/2
cup brown and wild rice blend or long-grain and wild rice blend
1/2
cup dried cranberries
1/4
cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4
cup nonfat or regular Italian salad dressing
1
tablespoon snipped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil, crumbled
1
tablespoon honey mustard
1/2

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan bring 3 cups water to boiling. Stir in wheat berries and salt. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 1 hour or until tender. Drain; set aside. Cook rice blend according to package directions, omitting butter, margarine, and salt.
  2. In a medium bowl combine wheat berries, rice, cranberries, and green onion. In a bowl stir together dressing, basil, and mustard. Pour over salad mixture; toss to coat. Cover and chill 4 to 24 hours. Just before serving, stir in nuts. Makes 4 main-dish or 8 side-dish servings. Makes 4 main-dish or 8 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Wheat Berry And Wild Rice Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 378 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 638 mg sodium,
  • 69 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 10 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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