Wheatberry Waldorf Salad

Wheatberry Waldorf Salad

Cindy Spalding

"This is a delicious, nutty Waldorf salad that is packed with flavor. It's great anytime of the year, just substitute some ingredients for what's in season. Pomegranate seeds, mandarin oranges, or dried cranberries would be good too."
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1 h 25 m servings 305 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings


  • Calories:
  • 305 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 11.2 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 49.2g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 128 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place wheat berries in a bowl, cover with water, and allow to soak for 5 minutes. Drain. Transfer into a large saucepan and stir in 6 cups water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until wheat berries are tender, 60 to 80 minutes. Pour in more water if wheat becomes dry. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. Mix wheat berries with apples, raisins, walnuts, parsley, pomegranate seeds, apple juice, vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, black pepper, nutmeg, and cinnamon in a salad bowl. Can be chilled overnight if desired.

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This sounded like just what I was looking for, and with just a few minor changes (strictly to suit ourselves) it was big hit. I made up the dressing first (from the apple juice on)and dressed th...

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Did I sin by letting this sit one day to absorb the spicing, then draining the vinegar and adding mayonnaise? A Waldorf just isn't a Waldorf without mayo. Also, this level of spicing moved this...

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This sounded like just what I was looking for, and with just a few minor changes (strictly to suit ourselves) it was big hit. I made up the dressing first (from the apple juice on)and dressed th...

I was ready to toss this receipe as a "salad" but instead used it as a breakfast meal andit was fantastic. I made it the night before, spooned out what I wanted for breakfast in a bowl, topped ...

Delicious. Makes a lot; great to bring to a party.

Fantastic: beautiful, tasty, and nutritious. I was really satisfied with a wheat berry salad recipe by chef Ellie Krieger, but this recipe is superior due to the dressing. However, I do i...

Made it for a dinner party with fresh trout. Used craisins and yellow raisins. Was a very colorful and appetizing presentation. It wasn't what I expected, yet very good. A nice combination o...

The only change that I made to this recipe was the way that I cooked the wheat berries. The only wheat berries that I could find were already parboiled so they only took 15 min to cook with no s...

Love this salad I make it at least everyother week keeps in the frigand is a great go to when I frist get home from work to have a small bowl

This is so yummy and healthy! It reminds me of Charoses, which I haven't had since I was a kid! I didn't have pomegranate seeds or apple juice so I substituted with pomegranate juice. It happe...

This was so delicious. It was also very pretty at my Christmas dinner table. I couldn't find wheat berries, so I used quinoa instead.

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