Autumn Butternut Squash and Wheat Berry Salad

The orange vinaigrette adds just the right pop to the glorious fall flavors of butternut squash, red wheat berries, and cranberries.



Step: 1

Bring water to a boil in a saucepan and add wheat berries. Reduce heat to low, cover, and let cook until soft, 45 to 50 minutes. Drain.

Step: 2

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

Step: 3

Toss squash with 1 tablespoon oil and place on a baking sheet.

Step: 4

Roast in the preheated oven until tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Transfer squash to a paper towel-lined plate to soak up excess oil and let cool.

Step: 5

Meanwhile, mix orange juice, remaining oil, maple syrup, and orange zest together in a bowl for vinaigrette.

Step: 6

Combine cooked wheat berries, roasted squash, vinaigrette, parsley, and cranberries together in a large bowl. Let cool in the refrigerator, 10 to 20 minutes. Top salad with sliced almonds and serve.


Per Serving: 379 calories; protein 9.4g; carbohydrates 71.6g; fat 8.9g; sodium 11.5mg.

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