Wheat Berry Greek Salad

This healthy grain salad is perfect for taking on a picnic because it's mayonnaise-free and great at room temperature.

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  • 1 cup wheat berries, soaked overnight and drained
  • 1 cup diced seedless cucumber
  • 3/4 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup diced feta cheese
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

How to make this recipe

  1. In a large saucepan, cover the wheat berries with water and bring to a boil. Cover the saucepan and simmer over low heat until the wheat berries are tender but still chewy, about 45 minutes. Drain well and let stand until cool.

  2. In a large bowl, toss the wheat berries with the cucumber, tomatoes, feta cheese, scallion, olive oil, lemon juice and dill. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Contributed By Published March 2012

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