February 28, 2023 · Written by Foodtolive Team

Wheat Berry Salad with Feta and Cherries

This Hearty Wheat Berry Salad is filled with sun-dried cherries, feta cheese, greens salad blend and mixed seeds, and topped with a simple Dijon vinaigrette! Perfect for nutritious lunch!

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 50 min | Total Time: 1 hour | Servings: 4

Calories: 318 | Total Fat: 8.1g | Sodium: 197mg | Sugar: 12.2g | Protein: 12g



For the Dijon vinaigrette:

  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste


For the salad:


To make the vinaigrette:

  • Add all the ingredients to a mixing bowl and whisk together until emulsified.


To make the salad:

  • Combine rinsed wheat berries, 2 cups water, and salt in a saucepan, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook until tender, for about 45 min.
  • In a skillet, heat the butter over medium high heat. Add the onion and cook stirring occasionally until golden brown, for about 5 min.
  • In a large mixing bowl add the cooked wheat berries, sautéed onion, dried cherries, feta cheese, greens salad blend, and mixed seeds.
  • Drizzle with desired amount of vinaigrette. Toss to combine and enjoy!


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This recipe inspired by Simply Scratch

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