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Wheat Berries


Wheat berries are the unprocessed wheat kennel which includes the bran, endosperm and germ. Wheat berries can be cooked alone or with other grains served as a very nutritious side dish.  The only downside to this product is that it does require a long soaking period (overnight is best) with an addtional 50 minutes or so cooking time.  If you want a similar product with a shorter cooking time choose semi-pearled farro (emmer) which cooks in about 20 minutes.
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Substitute for wheat berries

Farro (semi-pearled wheat) OR Barley

Equivalents

1 cup - uncooked   =   3 cups cooked

Ingredients

Wheat berries are a natual form of wheat and are not made up of any other ingredients.

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