Think a salad can't be satisfying? Think again. This Wheat Berry and Wild Rice Salad recipe will satisfy any appetite. Healthy, slightly nutty and chewy wheat berries are combined with wild rice, crunchy apples, tart cranberries, creamy feta cheese and toasted walnuts, all tossed in a citrus vinaigrette. —bitememore
Wheat Berry and Wild Rice Salad
red spring wheat berries, rinsed and drained
uncooked wild rice, rinsed and drained
green Granny Smith apple, chopped
feta cheese, cubed
flat leaf parsley, chopped
green onions, finely chopped
toasted walnut halves
white wine vinegar
fresh lemon juice
fresh lime juice
freshly ground black pepper
In This Recipe
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add wheat berries and wild rice and simmer for 1 hour, or until tender. Drain well and place in a large serving bowl. Add celery, cranberries, apple, feta, parsley and green onions. Toss to combine.
For the vinaigrette, in a medium bowl whisk the white wine vinegar, lemon juice, honey, lime juice, Dijon mustard, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Add oil slowly, whisking continuously. Pour desired amount of dressing over salad mix well. Top with toasted walnuts.