Rating: 4.5 stars
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

This salad is all about crunch, with toasted walnuts, crisp apple, and celery. Look for wheat berries in the grain or bulk section of your supermarket. Save your celery leaves for a beautiful and delicious garnish.

Recipe by Cooking Light October 2013


Credit: Rob Culpepper; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

9 hrs 15 mins
13 mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place wheat berries in a medium bowl; cover with water to 2 inches above wheat berries. Cover and let stand 8 hours. Drain. Place wheat berries in a saucepan. Cover with water to 2 inches above wheat berries; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and cook, uncovered, 1 hour or until tender. Drain.

  • Combine wheat berries, apple, and next 4 ingredients (through celery) in a large bowl. Combine oil and remaining ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Drizzle dressing over wheat berry mixture; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

389 calories; fat 18.7g; saturated fat 2.1g; mono fat 6.8g; poly fat 7.9g; protein 14.9g; carbohydrates 45g; fiber 8.8g; cholesterol 7mg; iron 2.7mg; sodium 570mg; calcium 54mg.