When cooked, wheat berries are chewy and no longer hard in the middle.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place wheat berries in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. In a medium bowl whisk together broth, the water, molasses, mustard, and salt; pour into slow cooker. Add the sliced red onions, beets, and apricots.

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  • Cover and cook on high-heat setting about 3 hours or until wheat berries are tender but still chewy.

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  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine oats, milk, the finely chopped onion, the 1 tablespoon parsley, the Worcestershire sauce, pepper, and garlic; gently mix in ground beef. Using a teaspoon shape meat mixture into 24 small meatballs. Stir meatballs into mixture in cooker

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  • Cover and cook for 2 hours more. Stir in vinegar.

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  • If desired, top each serving with sour cream and sprinkle with additional parsley.

Nutrition Facts

249 calories; 5 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 28 mg cholesterol; 372 mg sodium. 688 mg potassium; 38 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 15 g sugar; 14 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 486 IU vitamin a; 5 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 5 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 81 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 50 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

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