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Roasted Beet and Wheat Berry Salad

This powerful combo will keep you fuller longer, help regular your blood sugar and give you lots of energy.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword wheat berries
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 256kcal
Author Liz Della Croce

Ingredients

  • 8 small beets roasted and diced see recipe below
  • 1 c cooked wheat berries follow package directions
  • ½ c celery diced
  • 1 c cherry tomatoes
  • ½ c red onion diced
  • 1 Tbs capers mined
  • c diced walnuts dry roasted in pan
  • ½ c feta
  • 1 Juice of lemon
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • ¼ c fresh parsley chopped
  • ¼ c fresh basil chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 c mixed greens I like Earthbound Farm Herb Lettuce Blend

Instructions

  • In medium frying pan, heat walnuts over medium heat.
  • Stir regularly for 5-8 minutes or until walnuts smell toasted. It doesn't hurt to sample a few to be sure.... ;-)
  • In a large bowl, combine salad ingredients (chopped beets through feta).
  • Remove walnuts from pan and chop coarsely. Add walnuts to the salad bowl.
  • Next, squeeze juice of one lemon over the salad, followed by olive oil, parsley and basil.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve over 1 c. of mixed greens.

Nutrition

Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 360mg | Potassium: 510mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1195IU | Vitamin C: 31.8mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 2.4mg