Wheat Berry Salad

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Wheat Berry Salad
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  • 8-10 ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup wheat berries 250 mL
  • 3/4 cup wild rice 175 mL
  • 1 cup pot barley 250 mL
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced 4
  • 1 sweet red pepper, diced 1
  • 1/3 cup raisins 75 mL
  • 1/2 cup toasted cashews, chopped 125 mL
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds, toasted 125 mL
  • 1/4 cup canola oil 60 mL
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce 60 mL
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice 60 mL
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard 15 mL
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 2
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • 1/4 tsp pepper 1 mL

Preparation

Preparation

1 In saucepan of boiling salt water, cover and simmer wheat berries until tender but firm, about 1 1/4 hours. Drain.

2 Meanwhile, in separate saucepan of boiling salt water, cover and simmer wild rice until tender and most grains will split, about 45 minutes

3 In a third saucepan of boiling salt water, cover and simmer barley, stirring occasionally, until tender about 20 minutes. Drain.

4 Dressing: In large bowl, whisk together oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper.

5 Add wheat berries, wild rice, barley, green onion, red pepper and raisins

6 Toss to combine. (Make-ahead: Let cool. Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days). Stir in cashews and sunflower seeds.

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