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Maria's Homemade Wheat Berry Dessert

We love the recipes from Maria Zoitas, creator of Maria's Homemade line of specially prepared foods at Westside Market NYC. She shares this nutrient-packed whole grain dessert and encourages us all to eat it up as we return to healthier eating once the ho

We love the recipes from Maria Zoitas, creator of Maria's Homemade line of specially prepared foods at Westside Market NYC. She shares this nutrient-packed whole grain dessert and encourages us all to eat it up as we return to healthier eating once the holidays have passed.
We love the recipes from Maria Zoitas, creator of Maria's Homemade line of specially prepared foods at Westside Market NYC. She shares this nutrient-packed whole grain dessert and encourages us all to eat it up as we return to healthier eating once the holidays have passed.
Maria's Homemade Wheat Berry Dessert

Serves 8

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound wheat berries

  • Salt

  • 1/2 pound roasted almonds

  • 1/2 pound pomegranate seeds

  • 1/2 pound walnuts

  • 1/2 pound dried cranberries

  • 1/2 pound golden raisins

  • 1/2 pound black raisins

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 10 teaspoons sugar or stevia

  • 3 teaspoons sesame seeds


Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a full boil over high heat and lightly salt.

  2. Add wheat berries, reduce heat to a fast simmer and cook until the wheat berries are tender but still chewy, about 1 hour.

  3. Mix wheat berries in a bowl with the rest of the ingredients.

  4. Let sit for one hour before serving.


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