(Makes 4 main dish or 8 side dish servings)
1 cup wheat berries
½ cup brown and wild rice blend
½ cup dried cranberries
¼ cup cup thinly sliced scallions
¼ cup fat-free Italian dressing
1 tbsp. fresh or 1 tsp. dried basil
1 tbsp. honey mustard
½ cup coarsely chopped pistachio nuts (optional)
1. In medium saucepan bring 3 cups water to boil Stir in wheat berries. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 1 hour or until tender. Drain, and set aside.
2. Cook brown/wild rice, set aside.
3. In medium bowl combine wheat berries, rice, cranberries, and scallions.
4. In small bowl stir together dressing, basil, and mustard. Pour over salad and toss. Chill before serving.
Per main-dish serving (223g): 301 Calories, 9g fat, 1.1g sat fat, 51g carbohydrate, 8.3g protein, 9g fiber.