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How to Cook Wheat Berries (No Soaking Required)

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“Recipe found on EatingWell.com. No soak required, so no need to plan ahead!!! Worked perfectly for me. They state that you can keep the cooked wheat berries in the fridge for 2 days or you can freeze them for up to one month.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
8-10
YIELD:
4 1/2 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups wheat berries
  • 7 cups cold water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 7 teaspoons vegetable bouillon (optional)

Directions

  1. Sort through wheat berries carefully, discarding any stones.
  2. Rinse well under cool running water and place in a large heavy saucepan.
  3. Add water and salt (and veggie bouillon if using.
  4. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer gently for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  5. Drain and rinse.
  6. To serve hot, use immediately. Otherwise, let them cool and use in your favorite wheat berry salad!

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