Posted by: gargupie | January 28, 2009

Wheatberries

Lately, I’ve been obsessed with wheatberries. Ever since I found the miracle of a pressure cooker, I can make whatever grains I like without watching the stove 24/7. Now, I can use raw beans instead of canned beans, whole grains instead of instant kinds and make fresh congee (rice porridge)! I love to add wheatberries into my steel-cut oatmeal. I love the nuttiness and the bite to them. I like to avoid a creamy oatmeal and prefer a chewier one. Yes, I like to chew my meal, so no mushy food for me. 🙂 Definitely give wheatberries a try. They keep the oatmeal interesting and you can throw some in your salad, chili, or yogurt to round out your basic food groups!
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 cup (46 g)
Nutrient Amount %DV
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 5 Total Fat 1 g 1% Sodium 0 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 35 g 12% Dietary Fiber 6 g 23% Protein 5 g Iron 10%
Basic cooking instructions: Add 1 cup grain to 3 cups boiling water. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for approximately 2 hours (50-60 minutes if presoaked).
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