Artichoke Wheat Berry Salad


1 cup whole wheat berries

3 cups chicken broth

3 green onions, sliced – tops and all

1 small yellow pepper, seeded and diced

20 stuffed olives, sliced

2 – 6 ounce jars marinated artichoke hearts, drained (reserve marinade)

1/2 cup mayonnaise, light

1/4 teaspoon curry powder


One serving provides approximately: 132 calories, 4 g protein, 16 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 7 g fat (1 g saturated), 4 mg cholesterol, 36 mcg folate, 1 mg iron, 618 mg sodium.

Source: Wheat Foods Council

artichoke wheat berry salad


Heat chicken broth and add whole wheat. Simmer ½ hour; refrigerate mixture overnight.

In the morning, simmer wheat until soft, approximately ½ to 1 hour; drain excess liquid.

Add green onions, pepper, olives and drained artichokes to wheat berries.

Blend mayonnaise and curry powder into ¼ cup reserved artichoke marinade until smooth.

Add to wheat mixture and mix thoroughly.

Chill several hours before serving or overnight.

**Note: By soaking the wheat overnight, cooking time is cut in half.

Servings: 12