Wheat Berry Salad with Dried Fruit

3 cups water
1 cup uncooked wheat berries
½ cup minced shallots
¼ cup cranberry juice
2 T. OLIVE MILL Olive oil, such as Picual
3 T. OLIVE MILL Black Currant Balsamic
2 t. Dijon mustard
½ t. salt
½ cup coarsely chopped dried cranberries
½ cup coarsely chopped dried cherries
½ cup diced Gouda cheese
1/3 cup chopped green onions
1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
¼ cup dried currants
¼ t. black pepper

Combine water and wheat berries in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil.  Cover, reduce heat and simmer 1 hour.  Drain and rinse with cold water.  Combine shallots, juice, oil, balsamic, mustard and salt in a large bowl.  Let stand 30 minutes.  Add wheat berries, cranberries and remaining ingredients to vinaigrette and toss to combine.  Chill at least 4 hours or overnight.

Black Currant Balsamic

Sweet, fruity currant flavor with a hint of licorice aftertaste. Very smoooooth finish.

Spanish Picual Extra Virgin...

Style:  Robust - This ORGANIC extra virgin olive oil from Peru is a big boy on our olive oil bar!  Very flavorful and robust with huge fruit flavor, with just a small amount of bitterness and a bit of peppery finish. This great...