Source: CanolaInfo Test Kitchen | Catégorie: Salades, Diabétique, Santé du cœur

Wheat Berry and Apple Salad

This whole-grain side dish offers crunch with a refreshing taste. Canola oil is the perfect base for a salad dressing with its light texture and neutral flavor.

Wheat Berry and Apple Salad


  • Salad
  • 1 cup wheat berries 250 mL
  • 1/2 tsp salt 2 mL
  • 3 cups water 750 mL
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery 250 mL
  • 2 cups finely chopped apple, preferably Cortland or Jonagold (skin on) 500 mL
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mint 125 mL
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green onion 125 mL 
  • Dressing
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil 30 mL
  • 3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 45 mL
  • 2 Tbsp apple juice 30 mL
  • 1 Tbsp honey 15 mL
  • 2 tsp finely minced fresh ginger 10 mL 


  • 1. In glass or ceramic bowl, place wheat berries. Cover with 2 inches (5 cm) water and let sit overnight in refrigerator to soften. In morning, drain water. Place berries in small saucepan, add salt and 3 cups (750 mL) water. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer for about 45-55 minutes or until tender. Drain any excess water and place berries in large mixing bowl.
  • 2. Add celery, apples, mint and green onion and stir to combine.
  • 3. In small bowl, whisk canola oil, vinegar, apple juice, honey and ginger together. Pour over salad. Flavours improve if salad is refrigerated for up to 4 hours prior to serving. 


8 servings


3/4 cup (175 mL)


Per Serving

Lipides4 g
Gras saturés0 g
Cholestérol0 mg
Glucides25 g
Fibres4 g
Protéines4 g
Sodium160 mg