YIELD: 8, ½ CUP SERVINGS
1 cup wheat berry
4 cups water
1 cup grape tomatoes
1 fresh green pepper, chopped
4 green onions, chopped
1 cup broccoli florettes, 1"
1 cup cauliflower florettes, 1"
⅓ cup olive or canola oil
2 Tbsps. mayonnaise
2 Tbsps. red wine vinegar
½ Tbsps. salt, plain, non-iodized
¼ tsp. garlic powder
⅛ tsp. black pepper, coarse ground
1. Soak wheat berries in water for 30 minutes. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low, partially cover, simmer 55-60 minutes or until wheat berries are tender. Drain and rinse with cold water.
2. Prepare vegetables: cut broccoli and cauliflower into smaller pieces.
3. For dressing: Combine oil, mayonnaise, vinegar and seasonings, mix well.
4. Combine wheat berries, vegetables, and dressing. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.
Recipe: Executive Chef Timothy Gump, Illinois State University, Normal,IL.