Blueberry-Wheat Berry Salad

  • Yield: 6 servings


1-1/2cup Hard winter wheat berries
1/2cup celery, finely chopped
1/2cup flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
1/4cup scallions, finely chopped with some green
3tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2tablespoons vegetable oil
3/4teaspoon salt
1/4teaspoon white pepper
1-1/2cup fresh blueberries
1/2cup dried blueberries
1/2cup walnuts, toasted, chopped


  1. Rinse and drain wheat berries. In a large saucepan, place wheat berries and cover with 2 inches water; bring to boil; cover pan, reduce heat to simmer and cook until chewy, about 1 hour. Drain, rinse and allow to cool.
  2. Place cooked, cooled wheat berries in a large bowl; stir in celery, parsley, scallions, lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper. Add fresh blueberries, dried blueberries and walnuts; toss just to combine.
  3. Chill until service.

Used with permission from the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council