Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Wheat Berry Salad

Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Wheat Berry Salad
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Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Wheat Berry Salad

Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox

Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Wheat Berry Salad

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!

Click here to see 15 Tastiest Heirloom Tomato Recipes.


For the dressing

Put all of the ingredients in a glass jar and shake. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.

For the salad

Bring the water to a boil in a soup pot. Add salt and wheat berries, reduce the heat to medium, cover, and cook until the wheat is tender and slightly al dente, about 1-1 ½ hours.

In a large bowl, combine the cooked wheat berries, avocado, tomatoes, and parsley. Add salad dressing to taste and carefully toss together.



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Calories per serving:

814 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Pork Free, Alcohol Free, Kosher

Daily value:



  • Fat 42g 65%
  • Carbs 107g 36%
  • Saturated 6g 30%
  • Fiber 24g 96%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 26g
  • Monounsaturated 28g
  • Polyunsaturated 5g
  • Protein 15g 30%
  • Sodium 1,619mg 67%
  • Calcium 164mg 16%
  • Magnesium 207mg 52%
  • Potassium 1,791mg 51%
  • Iron 6mg 36%
  • Zinc 4mg 29%
  • Phosphorus 580mg 83%
  • Vitamin A 232µg 26%
  • Vitamin C 92mg 154%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 40%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 43%
  • Niacin (B3) 8mg 41%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 40%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 226µg 56%
  • Vitamin E 8mg 40%
  • Vitamin K 549µg 687%
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