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Wheatberry Salad With Dried Cherries

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Wheatberry Salad With Dried Cherries is an irresistible treat ! I've never known that a wheat salad with irresistible seasonings can taste so good ! Try this Wheatberry Salad With Dried Cherries and let me know if you like it !
  Wheat berries 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Shallot 1 Large, minced
  Fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coarsely ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Celery stalks 3 Medium, cut lengthwise in half, then cut crosswise into 1/4 inch thick slices
  Dried tart cherries 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
  Chopped italian parsley leaves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Use Fresh)
  Italian parsley sprigs 4 (For Garnish)
  Lettuce 1 (For Garnish)

In 4 quart saucepan, heat wheatberries and 8 cups water to boiling over high heat.
Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours or until wheatberries are just tender but still firm to the bite.
Meanwhile, in large bowl, with wire whisk or fork, mix shallot, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, olive oil, honey, salt, and pepper.
When wheatberries are cooked, drain well.
Add warm wheatberries to dressing with celery, cherries, and chopped parsley; toss well.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1696 Calories from Fat 209

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.6%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g14.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3232.8 mg134.7%

Total Carbohydrates 339 g113.1%

Dietary Fiber 62.8 g251.2%

Sugars 81.2 g

Protein 57 g113.2%

Vitamin A 1131.4% Vitamin C 956.5%

Calcium 75.8% Iron 160.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Wheatberry Salad With Dried Cherries Recipe