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Wheat Berry Salad with Feta


Ingredients
Makes six 1-cup servings.

1 cup wheat berries
1 teaspoon salt
6 cups cold water
cup diced or crumbled Feta cheese
cup chopped red onion
cup chopped, pared and seeded cucumber
cup chopped bell pepper, red, yellow or green
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley or 1 tablespoon dry
3 tablespoons chopped calamata olives
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
cup olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
to 1 teaspoon ground cumin
Dried hot red pepper flakes, to taste
Salt and pepper, to taste


Instructions
In medium size saucepan, combine berries with salt and water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered, about 1 hour or until tender. Drain thoroughly. In a large bowl, gently mix wheat with the rest of the ingredients. Garnish with additional parsley and cherry tomatoes. Salad may be refrigerated, but bring to room temperature before serving.


Nutritional Information
A one-cup serving provides approximately: 260 calories, 7 g protein, 28 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber, 15 g fat (3 g saturated, 0 trans fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 19 mcg folate, 2 mg iron, 657 mg sodium.