Recipes and Cooking Wheat Berries with Roasted Vegetables and Halloumi Cheese Be the first to rate & review! Hearty whole-grain wheat berries are high in protein and fiber. They have an excellent chew that stands up in cold salads and even hot soups. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 12, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Total Time: 1 hrs 30 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 cup water ½ teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup wheat berries 4 medium carrots, cut into 1/2-inch slices 1 medium red onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges 6 cloves garlic, halved 3 tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil and/or mint ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper 8 0.5 inch slices halloumi cheese (8 oz.) 1 pint cherry tomatoes Lemon wedges Directions In a medium saucepan bring the water and 1/2 tsp. of the salt to boiling. Stir in wheat berries. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 45 to 60 minutes or until tender; drain. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400°F. In a 15x10-inch baking pan combine carrots, onion, and garlic. Drizzle with 2 Tbsp. of the oil and sprinkle with black pepper and remaining 1/2 tsp. salt; toss to coat. Roast 15 minutes. In a medium bowl combine remaining 1 Tbsp. oil, basil and/or mint, and crushed red pepper. Add cheese slices; toss to coat. Stir roasted vegetables and push to one side of pan. Add cheese to other side of pan. Roast 5 minutes. Add tomatoes to pan and turn cheese slices; roast 5 minutes. Turn cheese again. Roast 5 minutes more or until vegetables are tender, cheese is brown, and tomatoes are softened. Serve wheat berries topped with roasted vegetables, tomatoes, and cheese. Sprinkle with additional basil and/or mint and serve with lemon wedges. Serving Size: 1/2 cup wheat berries, 2/3 cup vegetables, 1/3 cup tomatoes, + 2 slices cheese eachTotal yield: 2 cups wheat berries, 2 1/2 cups vegetables, 1 1/2 cups tomatoes, + 8 slices cheese Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 500 Calories 26g Fat 48g Carbs 23g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 500 % Daily Value * Total Fat 26g 33% Saturated Fat 12g 60% Cholesterol 218mg 73% Sodium 908mg 39% Total Carbohydrate 48g 17% Total Sugars 7g Protein 23g Vitamin C 37.9mg 190% Calcium 87mg 7% Iron 2.3mg 13% Potassium 472mg 10% Folate, total 28.8mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.