|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.
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