Wheat Berry and Chickpea Salad With Garam Masala Dressing

Wheat Berry and Chickpea Salad With Garam Masala Dressing image Author: Canadian Living Credits: Wheat Berry and Chickpea Salad With Garam Masala Dressing image

Wheat berries are whole, unprocessed wheat kernels that have a pleasant bite when cooked and make a hearty side dish or light lunch. To save prep time, cook the wheat berries in advance and refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2014

Ingredients

  • 1 cup wheat berry
  • 4 cups broccoli florets (about 1 small head)
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon liquid honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • pinch pepper
  • 1 can (540 mL) chickpea drained, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 1/3 cup torn fresh cilantro

Method

In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook wheat berries, covered, until chewy on the outside with a soft centre, about 1 hour; let cool.

Meanwhile, place broccoli in steamer over boiling water; cover and steam until tender-crisp, about 3 minutes; set aside and let cool.

In large bowl, whisk together oil, lime juice, garam masala, honey, salt and pepper. Stir in wheat berries, broccoli, chickpeas, onion and cilantro; toss to combine.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 6 g
  • Sodium 847 mg
  • Sugars 5 g
  • Protein 9 g
  • Calories 271.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Potassium 399 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 44 g

%RDI

  • Iron 18.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 34.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 14.0
  • Vitamin C 50.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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