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Orange Rye Berry Salad

orange rye berry salad
  • (3 cups) water
  • (1 cup) uncooked rye berries or wheat berries
  • (1 cup) hot water
  • (3 Tbsp.) dried currants
  • (1 1/2 cups) celery, finely chopped
  • (1/4 cup) fresh parsley, chopped
  • (3/4 tsp.) salt, divided
  • (1/4 tsp.) freshly ground black pepper
  • (1/4 cup) shallots, finely chopped
  • (1 Tbsp.) grated orange rind
  • (1 Tbsp.) fresh orange juice
  • (2 tsp.) Champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • (2 Tbsp.) olive oil

Orange Rye Berry Salad

A simple rye berry salad with reconstituted currants, fresh herbs and an orange dressing.

Preparation Time
About 45 minutes
Cook Time
About 1 hour


  1. 1Place a medium saucepan over High heat. Add water and rye berries. When boiling, cover, reduce heat and simmer 1 hour.
  2. 2Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together hot water and currants, set aside 30 minutes.
  3. 3In a large bowl, whisk together 1/2 tsp. salt, shallots, orange rind and juice and vinegar. After 5 minutes, whisk in oil.
  4. 4Drain rye berries and currants after their respective cooking times and place them in the bowl with the celery, parsley, 1/2 tsp. salt and pepper. Toss to combine and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2/3 cup

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 174
  • Total Fat 5.3 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 29.3 g
  • Protein 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 329 mg
  • Fiber 5.2 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Salad

Recipe Subcategory: Miscellaneous

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: N/A

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.