Cranberry-Pecan Wheat Berry Salad

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 70 min. + cooling


8 servings

Updated: Nov. 01, 2022
I love to experiment with different grains and wanted to give wheat berries a try. My whole family goes nuts for this salad, especially my mom. —Kristen Heigl, Staten Island, New York
Cranberry-Pecan Wheat Berry Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup uncooked wheat berries, rinsed
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1 medium tart apple, diced
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoons walnut oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh sage or 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Cook wheat berries according to package directions; drain and cool. Meanwhile, combine the next 5 ingredients; add wheat berries. Whisk dressing ingredients. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 298 calories, 15g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 261mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 6g fiber), 5g protein.

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