Wheat Berry, Black Bean, and Edamame Salad


Wheat Berry, Black Bean, and Edamame Salad 

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup dry wheat berries
  • 1 15-ounce can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cup frozen and shelled edamame, thawed
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

Combine water and wheat berries in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 55 minutes or until wheat berries are just tender.

Place cooked wheat berries in a fine mesh strainer and run under cold water to cool quickly, drain well.

Combine the wheat berries with the remaining ingredients in a medium bowl.

This salad can be served warm right away, or refrigerated and served cold.

Yield:

6 (3/4 cup servings)

Source:

Adapted from www.pompeian.com


 
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  • Nutrition Tip

    Wheat berries are the entire wheat kernel, and can be found in most grocery stores. They have a chewy texture and somewhat nutty, earthy flavor when cooked.

    Wheat berries are packed with protein, fiber, iron, vitamin E, and magnesium. Black beans and edamame beans (whole soy beans) are also a great source of protein and fiber. Try this recipe warm or cold for a tasty, nutritious meal or a summertime snack.


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