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Wheat Berry Salad with Dried Figs and Whole Foods Market $50 Gift Card Giveaway - A Family Feast

Wheat Berry Salad with Dried Figs and Whole Foods Market $50 Gift Card Giveaway

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 10 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup wheat berries
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup 365 Everyday Value® Vegetable Stock
  • ½ cup pine nuts
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon 365 Everyday Value® Organic Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon 365 Everyday Value® Honey
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Few grinds black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons 365 Everyday Value® Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 cup baby spinach, chopped
  • ½ cup dried mission figs, stems removed and quartered
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup minced onion
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. In a medium pot place wheat berries, water and stock and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer on low for one full hour.
  2. While wheat berries are cooking, place pine nuts in a dry pan and heat over medium to toast, about 5 minutes or so. Set aside.
  3. Also make the dressing ahead by combining lemon juice, mustard, honey, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Whisk to combine and slowly add oil while whisking. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.
  4. Once wheat berries have cooked for an hour, remove lid and add spinach and cook on medium for five minutes.
  5. Add figs, cranberries, onion and parsley and stir.
  6. Add half the pine nuts and half the dressing and stir. Let sit refrigerated for an hour.
  7. To serve, drizzle remainder of dressing on top with remainder of pine nuts and serve.