Fig & Wheat Berry Salad

Number of Servings: 8 (119g)
Active Time: 25 Minutes
Total Time: 25 Minutes (Rest Time: 1 Hour)

This simple warm salad will revolutionize your lunch routine with a powerful combination of flavors, textures and nutrients. Savor with a portion of lean, grilled chicken and serve over seasonal greens.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups wheat berries, cooked according to package
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried figs, chopped finely
  • 1/2 medium red onion, minced
  • 3 large stalks celery, diced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 cup toasted almonds
  • 1/4 cup mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Whisk together in a saucepan: vinegar, juice and honey. Bring to a boil and add the dried fruit. Let steep for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Mix onion, celery and wheat berries. Toss with the olive oil and lemon zest. Add the vinegar and juice mixture, and all the fruit, and mix. Toss with the almonds, mint, salt and pepper.
  3. Let stand at room temperature for at least one hour before serving. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 119g

Amount per serving
Calories 320
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 90mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 14g
Includes 2g Added Sugars 4%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 25g
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 81.9mg 6%
Iron 2.7mg 15%
Potassium 300mg 6%
Vitamin A 10.3mcg 2%
Vitamin C 7.9mg 8%
Vitamin E 4mg 25%
Vitamin K 10.4mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 1.3mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 19.1mcg 5%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 7.9mcg 25%
Chloride 20.5mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 0%
Phosphorus 81.4mg 6%
Iodine 0.6mcg 0%
Magnesium 46.1mg 10%
Zinc 0.5mg 10%
Selenium 0.7mcg 2%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 4.5mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Wheat Berries, Celery, Almonds, Orange Juice, Figs, Golden Raisins (golden Raisins, Sulfur Dioxide (sulfites) Added As A Preservative), Rice Vinegar, Onion, Olive Oil, Mint, Honey, Lemon Peel, Salt, Black Pepper.

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