Light and healthy, this layered salad will keep, covered and refrigerated, for 1 day. Shake container before eating to distribute ingredients.

Lori Powell
Recipe by Health July 2015

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Travis Rathbone; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Yield:
Serves: 2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Place wheat berries in a small saucepan and cover with water by 2 inches. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, until tender, about 1 hour. Drain, transfer to a bowl and let cool.

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  • While wheat berries are cooking, spread almonds on a small baking sheet and bake, stirring once or twice, until lightly toasted, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl and let cool. In a medium bowl, whisk together lemon juice, mustard, honey, 1/4 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp.pepper. Slowly whisk in oil until well combined. Stir in tarragon.

  • Layer salad evenly between 2 1-quart-capacity containers, beginning with vinaigrette, then adding wheat berries, spinach, beets, goat cheese, zucchini, almonds and cherries. Cover containers. Salads will keep, covered and refrigerated, for 1 day. Let containers sit at room temperature for at least 20 minutes before serving. Shake container before eating to distribute ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

495 calories; fat 32g; saturated fat 8g; mono fat 0g; poly fat 0g; protein 14g; carbohydrates 40g; fiber 7g; cholesterol 16mg; iron 3mg; sodium 613mg; calcium 120mg.
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