Slow-Cooker Molasses and Spice Wheat Berries

Slow-Cooker Molasses and Spice Wheat BerriesRecipe
Photo: Travis Rathbone
Serves: 6


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1 cup wheat berries (such as Kamut or hard red)
1 cinnamon stick
4 strips orange zest, peeled with a vegetable peeler
1 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and halved lengthwise
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
Pinch of salt
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons molasses
Raisins and toasted pecans, for serving, optional


Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 8 Hours
In a 4-quart slow cooker, stir wheat berries, cinnamon stick, orange zest, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, salt, butter and 4 cups water until combined. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours. Remove and discard ginger and cinnamon stick. Stir in molasses. Divide among 6 bowls; top with raisins and pecans before serving, if desired.

Created date

October 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 170
Fat 5 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 28 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 52 mg
Calcium 33 mg