Feta Wheat Berry Salad

Yield: 4-6 servings

Make this delicious salad gluten-free by using kasha in place of the wheat berries.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup wheat berries
  • 1/2 cup fat-free feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onion
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced, seeded, cucumber
  • 1 red (or yellow or orange) bell pepper, julienne
  • 10 Kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
  • 1/8 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/8 cup mint, minced
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste

Procedure:

  1. In a medium sauce pan, bring water to boil. Add a dash of salt and the wheat berries. Boil wheat berries (like pasta) for about 50 minutes, or until pleasantly chewy. Drain and set aside.
  2. Mix the remaining ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Add the wheat berries and toss to coat. Enjoy!

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