Wheat Berry Salad with Spinach, Orange & Almonds

Number of Servings: 10 (107g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 1 hour 15 min.
Wheat Berry Salad with Spinach, Orange and Almonds

This wheat berry salad balances the chewy texture of soft wheat berries with a bit of piquant feta cheese, healthy almonds, a very light citrus vinaigrette, and a ton of veggies.

Tip: This is a great dish to make in advance. Just leave the spinach out until you’re ready to serve.

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups wheat berries
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. orange zest
  • 1½ Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. minced shallot
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • ¼ cup feta cheese
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 1½ cups grape tomatoes, halved

Directions

  1. In a large pan, combine the wheat berries, salt, and about 8 cups of water. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to medium, and briskly simmer for about 1 hour, or until the wheat berries are chewy. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Whisk together the orange juice, zest, lemon juice, shallot, olive oil, and pepper in a small bowl, and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, toss together the wheat berries, orange juice mix, almonds, feta, spinach, and tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts

10 servings per container

Serving Size 107g

Amount per serving
Calories 235
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 3mg 2%
Sodium 275mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 29g
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 62.2mg 4%
Iron 2.1mg 10%
Potassium 350mg 8%
Vitamin A 57.9mcg 6%
Vitamin C 13.8mg 15%
Vitamin E 2.6mg 20%
Vitamin K 48mcg 40%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 4.8mg 30%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 47.2mcg 12%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 7.4mcg 25%
Chloride 137.9mg 6%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 189.7mg 15%
Iodine 0.8mcg 0%
Magnesium 87.3mg 20%
Zinc 1.7mg 20%
Selenium 34.9mcg 60%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 2.2mg 100%
Chromium 1.7mcg 6%
Molybdenum 3.4mcg 6%

* 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

Whole Grain Wheat Berries, Tomatoes, Orange Juice, Spinach, Almonds, Feta Cheese (milk, Salt, Enzymes, Cheese Cultures), Olive Oil, Orange Peel, Shallots, Lemon Juice, Salt, Black Pepper.

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