Sesame-Wheat Berry Salad

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Salad

1
cup uncooked wheat berries
2 1/2
cups chicken broth
1/2
cup chopped celery
1/2
cup chopped seeded cucumber
1/2
cup shredded carrot
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
2
tablespoons sesame seed, toasted

Dressing

2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons rice vinegar
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1 1/2
teaspoons sesame oil
1
teaspoon Thai chili garlic paste
1/2
teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat wheat berries and chicken broth to boiling over high heat; stir. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer about 1 hour or until wheat is tender. Drain and cool to room temperature, about 20 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small jar with tight-fitting lid, mix dressing ingredients. Cover; shake well.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix remaining salad ingredients. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat. If making ahead, add toasted sesame seed just before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    360mg
    360%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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