Yield
4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Photo: Karry Hosford

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine wheat berries and 2 cups hot water in a bowl; let stand 1 hour.

Step 2

Drain mixture through a sieve over a bowl, reserving 1 1/2 cups of the soaking liquid.

Step 3

Combine wheat berries, 4 cups water, and salt in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 30 minutes. Remove from pan.

Step 4

Add oil to pan; heat over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes. Add mushrooms, celery, carrot, and rosemary; sauté 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add the reserved soaking liquid and wheat berry mixture to pan; bring to a boil. Stir in cabbage and pepper. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 6

Add tomatoes; simmer mixture for 10 minutes or until the wheat berries are tender, stirring occasionally. Add soy beans; bring to a boil. Cook mixture for 10 minutes or until thick. Stir in chopped parsley.

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