Wheat berry tabbouleh salad with apples and feta

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

3 hrs 20 min

Makes

8 Servings

Wheat berry tabbouleh salad with apples and feta

Wheatberry tabbouleh salad. Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Keeps things cool in the kitchen tonight with a hearty vegetarian salad that lets your slow cooker to do all the heavy lifting.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup hard whole wheat berries
  • 1 small onion , chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 mini cucumbers , cubed
  • 2 cups packed finely chopped parsley
  • 3 red apples , cubed
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 cup feta , cubed
  • 1/2 cup sliced toasted almonds

Instructions

  • STIR wheat berries with onion and broth in slow cooker insert. Cover and cook until wheat berries are tender and have absorbed all the broth, 3 to 3  1/2 hours on high or 6 hours on low. Scrape wheat berry mixture into a large bowl. Let stand until cool.
  • STIR cucumbers, parsley and apples into cooled wheat berry mixture. Whisk lemon juice with oil, honey and allspice in a small bowl. Pour over salad. Toss to coat. Sprinkle with feta and almonds.

Try slow cooker baked beans

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 286,
  • Protein
  • 8 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33 g,
  • Fat
  • 16 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 328 mg.
  • Good source of
  • Vitamin A