Prep time: 15 minutes, Cook time: 60 to 90 minutes, Yields: 4 to 6 servings, Serving size: 1 1/2 cups

1 cup wheat berries
4 cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup cherry tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup celery, diced
1/2 cup cucumber, diced
2 cans Albacore tuna packed in water, drained
2 eggs, hard boiled, chopped (optional)
2 tablespoons flat leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup Italian dressing
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
Place wheat berries, water and salt in a sauce pan and simmer for 60 to 90 minutes until tender when you bite down on them. Drain well and allow to cool.
In a large bowl, toss together with the remaining ingredients. Serve chilled.
This recipe is from the Wheat Foods Council’s 35th anniversary cookbook, an ideal gift for Mom at $3.50.
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