Wheat Berry, Corn and Red Pepper Salad

Wheat Berry, Corn and Red Pepper Salad 580 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Wheat Berry, Corn and Red Pepper Salad 580

A wheat berry is the intact version of a whole grain of wheat.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 cup wheat berry
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 1 sweet red pepper diced
  • 4 green onions sliced
  • 5 fresh basil leaves julienned
Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette:
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

Method

Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette: In large bowl, whisk vinegar, garlic, mustard, paprika, salt and pepper; gradually whisk in oil. Set aside.

In saucepan of boiling salted water, cook wheat berries until tender, about 1 hour.

Add corn; cook for 30 seconds. Drain and rinse under cold water; drain again and add to vinaigrette.

Add red pepper, green onions and basil; toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 24 hours.)

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 4 g
  • Sodium 506 mg
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 149.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Potassium 188 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 23 g

%RDI

  • Iron 8.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 9.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 7.0
  • Vitamin C 43.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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