You are here: Home » Recipes » Harvest Wheat Berry Salad Harvest Wheat Berry Salad Recipe by Holly CleggKitchen Tested Yield 6 servings Chewy wheat berries are studded with bits of fruit and laced with a slightly sweet dressing. Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Ingredients Salad:2 cups uncooked wheat berries1 cup pumpkin seed kernels1 cup chopped apples1/2 cup chopped dried apricots1/2 cup dried cranberries1 cup finely chopped parselyGinger Ale Vinaigrette:1/2 cup ginger ale3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil2 tablespoons lemon juice Instructions To prepare salad, put wheat berries into a large bowl, cover with at least 2 inches of water and set aside to soak at least 1 hour. Drain well. Put 7 cups water into a medium pot and bring to a boil. Add wheat berries, reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until thoroughly cooked about 40 minutes. (Wheat berries retain a firm, chewy texture when cooked.) Drain and let cool. Transfer wheat berries to a large bowl. Add pumpkin seeds, apples, apricots, cranberries and parsley. To prepare dressing, combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk well. Add to salad ingredients and mix well. Recipe by Chef Steve Petusevsky.