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Wheat Berry, Spinach, and Strawberry Salad

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: about 2 cups spinach mixture and 1/3 cup wheat berry mixture)

This super spinach salad is topped with strawberries, wheat berry mixture, feta cheese, balsamic vinegar, and more. 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 1/2 cups wheat berry mixture*
  • 1.5 ounces crumbled feta cheese (about 1/3 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 3/4 cup herb mixture*
  • 1/4 cup halved strawberries

Nutrition Information

  • calories 352
  • fat 19.7 g
  • satfat 5.1 g
  • monofat 11.1 g
  • polyfat 2.2 g
  • protein 10 g
  • carbohydrate 37 g
  • fiber 8 g
  • cholesterol 17 mg
  • iron 4 mg
  • sodium 574 mg
  • calcium 134 mg

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add almonds; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove pan from heat; stir in wheat berry mixture and feta cheese. Combine olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Stir in spinach and herb mixture. Divide spinach mixture evenly among 4 plates; top evenly with wheat berry mixture and strawberries.

  2. *from Herbed Wheat Berry and Roasted Tomato Salad with Grilled Chipotle Chicken Breasts