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Myth-Buster Recipe. Eating fiber-rich whole foods is the best way to gain this essential component of your diet. Whole-grain wheat berries are chewy, mild, and packed with fiber. Prep all the ingredients while the grain cooks.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2010

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

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Yield:
6 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • Place wheat berries and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a medium saucepan. Cover with water to 2 inches above wheat berries, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 1 hour or until tender. Drain.

  • Place pistachios on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 8 minutes, stirring once. Cool slightly, and chop.

  • Combine oil, juice, honey, coriander, ginger, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add hot wheat berries and raisins; stir well to combine. Let stand for 20 minutes or until cooled to room temperature.

  • Add nuts, 1/4 cup green onions, and cilantro to wheat berry mixture. Transfer to a serving bowl, and sprinkle with goat cheese.

Nutrition Facts

240 calories; fat 8.9g; saturated fat 2.3g; mono fat 4.8g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 7.2g; carbohydrates 36.8g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 4mg; iron 0.7mg; sodium 284mg; calcium 28mg.
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