If you don't have time to soak the wheat berries overnight, do a quick soak: Put them in a pot of cold water, and bringthem to a boil. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, for 1 hour, and drain.

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Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place soaked wheat berries in a large pot, fill with water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer until tender, about 35 minutes. Drain, rinse under cold water, and drain again.

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  • Combine vinegar and orange juice and zest in a small bowl. Pour in oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until emulsified.

  • Combine wheat berries, celery, walnuts, and dates. Stir in vinaigrette and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Season with pepper.

Cook's Notes

If you don't have time to soak the wheat berries overnight, do a quick soak: Put them in a pot of cold water, and bring them to a boil. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, for 1 hour, and drain.

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