Summer Sides: Cherry, Mint, & Wheatberry Salad

This post is part of our Summer Sides series for the month of July from Jill of a Better Happier St. Sebastian.

Cherry, Mint, + Wheatberry Salad
serves 4

1/2 cup hard winter wheatberries
8 oz cherries, halved and pitted
4 oz blueberries
2 tsp sugar + additional for serving
6 sprigs mint, cut into chiffonade
1/2 lemon

cherry mint wheatberry salad

Directions:

Combine wheatberries and 1.5 cups water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 45 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool. Once wheatberries have cooled, transfer to a mixing bowl with cherries, blueberries, sugar and lemon juice. Stir gently to combine and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours.

To serve, toss with mint and additional sugar.

cherry mint wheatberry salad

cherry mint wheatberry salad

cherry mint wheatberry salad

For more of Jill’s recipes visit her blog a Better Happier St. Sebastian.

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KJ

Looks yummy!

This looks great! I think I’ll bring it to a party this weekend:-)