Black Bean and Wheat Berry Salad

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Appears in
Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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This delicious salad with dressing offers an abundance of protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals and makes a wonderful lunch or side to any supper.


  • 3 cups water
  • ¾ cup wheat berries
  • Sea salt


  1. Measure the water and the wheat berries into a heavy pot. Sprinkle lightly with sea salt and bring to a boil over high heat. After it reaches a boil, reduce the heat to low-medium, cover the pot, and cook at a low boil for about 45 minutes until the wheat berries are just tender to your preference. Drain the wheat berries and turn them into a bowl. Using two wooden spoon