Maple-Wheat Berry Salad (Delicious & Healthy)
Makes 6 servings
1 1/2 cups wheat berries
6 cups water
5 ounces Cabot 50% Light Cheddar cut in small diced pieces (about 1 cup)
1 cup chopped grape tomatoes
1/2 cup frozen white corn, thawed
1 green onion, green and white parts, sliced
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
To make salad:
1. In large saucepan, combine wheat berries and water; bring to boil and cook until tender, about 1 hour. Drain well, spread out on baking sheet, and let stand until cool.
2. Transfer to large bowl; add cheese, tomatoes, corn, green onion and lemon juice.
To make dressing and finish salad:
3. In medium bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients except salt and pepper. Pour over salad and toss together well. Cover and refrigerate for several hours.
4. Just before serving, stir salad again and season with salt and pepper.
Calories from Fat 180
Cholesterol 8 g
Dietry Fiber 145 mg
Protein 223 mg
40% Calories from Fat
40% Calories from Carbohydrates
20% Calories from Protein