Wheat Berry, Grilled Corn and Spinach Salad

Honest to goodness, this distinctive salad is definitely delicious!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3 1/2
cups water
1
cup uncooked wheat berries
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
medium ears fresh sweet corn, husks and silk removed
1
cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
2
cups baby spinach leaves
1/4
cup chopped onion
2
tablespoons white vinegar
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
2
tablespoons orange juice
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon honey
1
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water, wheat berries and salt to a rolling boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours or until tender. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place corn on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 12 to 15 minutes, turning frequently, until tender. Cool slightly; cut corn from ears to measure about 2 cups.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir together wheat berries, corn, tomatoes, spinach and onion.
  • 4 In 1-cup measuring cup, mix vinegar, orange peel, orange juice, oil, honey, salt and red pepper with wire whisk. Stir into wheat berry mixture. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    610mg
    610%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 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:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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