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Wheatberry Salad

October 17, 2012 |

…with Apple Dijon Vinaigrette

Wheatberry Salad | Flavor, NC

Recipe courtesy of Chef Susan Collins
as seen on episode “Carolina Distillery“, season 2

Wheatberry Salad

  • 2 cups dried wheatberries, washed & soaked in water, drained well
  • 1 cup Granny Smith apple, diced
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup feta cheese

Cook soaked & drained wheatberries in UNSALTED water for one hour (berries do not get soft, don’t overcook) Drain & cool.  Add remaining ingredients & dress with apple dijon vinaigrette (as desired)

Apple Dijon Vinaigrette

  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • pinch salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 cup apple cider or apple juice
  • 1 Tbsp apple brandy
  • 12 oz soybean or canola oil

Place all ingredients except oil into blender & blend.  While motor is running, drizzle in oil until emulsified.

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