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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Wheatberry & Edamame Salad

Print Friendly and PDF This delicious recipe came from Pompeian.  I made it for lunch this afternoon.  It is another one of those yummy, fresh summer salad recipes that I want to eat again and again. 



Here's what you need:

1/2 c. wheat
1 c. edamame
1 can black beans
1 tomato, diced
1/2 red onion, minced, or green onions for a milder flavor
3 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
salt & pepper to taste

Combine wheat with 4 c. water.  Bring to a boil & simmer for about an hour- until wheat is soft & chewey.  Drain & rinse with cold water.  Combine with remaining ingredients & toss. 

This salad is SO good for you- I've listed the main nutrients in each...


Black Beans:  Protein, Folate, Thiamin (B1), Magnesium, Potassium, Manganese & Copper.

Edamame: (Soy Beans): Protein, Vitamin C, Folate, Thiamin, Calcium, Iron, Manganese, and Potassium. 

Tomatoes: Vit. C, Vit. A, Vit. K, Potassium

Whole Wheat: Protein, Thiamin, Niacin, Vit. B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Manganese (204%!), Selenium

Onions:  Vit. C, Manganese, Vit. B6


3 comments:

Baby Shower Favors said...

Yummy!!!

Corey @ Family Fresh Meals said...

I love all the flavors in this salad. And look at all the colors! LOVE!

Amee said...

I LOVE this recipe! So healthy, light and full of great flavor. Thanks so much for sharing!!! :)

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