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Chewy, nutty, and fiber-rich, wheat berries add satisfying bite and bulk to breakfast. Soaking can help decrease cook time and make for a plumper, more tender grain. Take these berries and use them in a Roasted Grape and Goat Cheese or a Wilted Spinach and Fried Egg wheat berry bowl for a delicious breakfast. 

Jamie Vespa
This Story Originally Appeared On cookinglight.com

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Credit: Jennifer Causey

Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
13 hrs
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place wheat berries in a bowl with enough water to cover. Soak 12 hours or overnight. Drain.

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  • Combine wheat berries, 1 1/2 cups water, and salt in a saucepan over high, and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium; cook until tender, 35 to 45 minutes. Remove pan from heat; let steam, covered, 15 minutes. Drain excess liquid.

Nutrition Facts

150 calories; fat 1g; protein 6g; carbohydrates 32g; fiber 6g; sodium 120mg.
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