Wheat Berry (Or Farro) and Lima Bean Salad

Recipe by Garlic Chick
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8-10
YIELD: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring water and first 1/2 teaspoon salt to a boil in a large saucepan.
  • Add the wheat berries or spelt; return to boiling.
  • Reduce heat and simmer, covered 45 to 60 minutes or until tender and drain.
  • Rinse with cold running water and drain again.
  • Or - in a large saucepan soak spelt in water and 1/2 teaspoon salt in the refrigerator for 6 to 24 hours. Do not drain, bring to boiling, reduce heat and simmer, covered for 30 minutes or until tender.
  • Transfer wheat berries or spelt to a large bowl.
  • Add lemon juice, vinegar, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper - toss to combine and let stand 15 minutes.
  • Stir in the cucumber, lima beans, tomato, sweet pepper, olive oil, mint and basil.
  • Serve immediately or cover and chill for up to 3 days.
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