Here's one of my favorite salads to make when the weather turns hot and humid: Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Wheat Berry Salad. Super simple and delicious, refreshing, and filling.
Here's a suggestion, though. Because the wheat berries take a little time to cook, make extra and store them in the refrigerator. Use them as a side dish for dinner… or to make more salad!
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Just about any tomatoes will work here: globe, plum, or even cherry tomatoes. Just make sure they have that characteristic "tomato" smell before you buy them at the grocery store. There’s no need to seed those tomatoes. If you do, you’ll inadvertently juice them a bit — and you want to retain all that juice to make the dressing.
This salad gets a little watery — on purpose. The vegetables break down and release their trapped liquids, thereby making a soupy dressing, a soup/salad hybrid. Serve it in bowls.
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Healthy, chewy, fun-to-eat wheat berries are the base for this delicious salad recipe that you can make ahead of time for the week. Try making a batch on a relaxed Sunday afternoon for a lunch you can take to work for the next few days.
I'm posting several wheat berry salad recipes because I love wheat berries and especially in salads. I found this recipe on a Canadian living website. Sounds great but I haven't made it yet. They also said this salad can be made with barley. Plan ahead, wheat berries need to be soaked overnight and that time is not included in the prep or cooking time here.
Ingredients: 1 cup farro or wheat berries, rinsed, soaked for several hours or overnight in 1 quart water Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 1/2 to 2 cups diced tomatoes 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1 cup diced celery or ...
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Place the wheat berries or spelt in a sieve and rinse until the water runs clear. Place in a bowl with 2 cups of the water. Let stand for 8 hours or overnight. Drain. Place the remaining 1 1/2 cups water and broth in a medium saucepan and bring to a ...