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Caprese Wheat Berry Salad recipe

Caprese Wheat Berry Salad recipe

This Caprese Wheat Berry Salad recipe has all the flavors of summer - fresh mozzarella, ripe tomatoes, and garden basil!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American, Italian, Vegetarian


  • 1 cup wheat berries
  • 1 pint cherry tomato, halved
  • 8 oz pearl mozzarella balls
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chiffonade
  • 1/4 cup high quality balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon high quality olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • garnish: additional basil and balsamic reduction


  • Cook wheat berries in water or broth according to the package instructions.  If using water or unsalted broth, add a pinch of salt to the water.
  • Once cooked, allow the wheat berries to cool to at least room temperature.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  • Garnish with more basil and a balsamic reduction if you have it!
  • Serve room temperature or chilled.


You can substitute farro or quinoa for the wheat berry.
Keyword Caprese Wheat Berry Salad, Caprese Wheat Berry Salad recipe
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