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Wheat-Date Cereal

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  Uncooked wheat berries 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cut up dates 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Wash wheat berries by placing in wire strainer; run cold water through berries, lifting with fingers to clean thoroughly.
Heat berries and water to boiling in 3-quart saucepan; boil 2 minutes.
Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer until tender, 1 3/4 to 2 hours; drain.
Heat wheat berries, 1/2 cup milk, the dates, almonds, brown sugar and nutmeg just to boiling; reduce heat.
Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, until milk is absorbed, about 5 minutes.
Serve hot with milk and, if desired, additional brown sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Party, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1345 Calories from Fat 285

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.9%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g39%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 33.9 mg11.3%

Sodium 140 mg5.8%

Total Carbohydrates 234 g77.9%

Dietary Fiber 38.7 g154.7%

Sugars 67.7 g

Protein 47 g93.4%

Vitamin A 6.9% Vitamin C 0.06%

Calcium 51.5% Iron 14.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Wheat-Date Cereal Recipe