YieldsServes 8 (makes 7 cups)
AuthorAdeena Sussman

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Bring 1 1/2 qts. water, the wheat berries, and 1/2 tsp. salt to a boil in a medium covered saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer until wheat berries are tender but not mushy (some should start to burst), about 1 1/4 hours. Drain.

Step 2
2

Whisk 1/2 tsp. salt, the pepper, oil, 3 tbsp. vinegar, the paprika, and currants together in a large bowl. Let stand while wheat berries cook.

Step 3
3

Cut brussels sprouts into fine shreds, preferably using a food processor with a slicing disk or a mandoline. Add brussels sprouts and wheat berries to dressing mixture and toss to coat. Taste and add more salt and another splash of vinegar if you'd like. Serve immediately.

Step 4
4

Make ahead: Through step 2 up to 1 day, chilled. Bring to room temperature.

Step 5
5

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 1 cup wheat berries
  About 1 tsp. kosher salt, divided
 1/2 teaspoon pepper
 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  About 3 tbsp. sherry vinegar
 1/2 teaspoon sweet smoked Spanish paprika
 3 tablespoons dried currants
 3/4 pound brussels sprouts

Directions

Step 1
1

Bring 1 1/2 qts. water, the wheat berries, and 1/2 tsp. salt to a boil in a medium covered saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer until wheat berries are tender but not mushy (some should start to burst), about 1 1/4 hours. Drain.

Step 2
2

Whisk 1/2 tsp. salt, the pepper, oil, 3 tbsp. vinegar, the paprika, and currants together in a large bowl. Let stand while wheat berries cook.

Step 3
3

Cut brussels sprouts into fine shreds, preferably using a food processor with a slicing disk or a mandoline. Add brussels sprouts and wheat berries to dressing mixture and toss to coat. Taste and add more salt and another splash of vinegar if you'd like. Serve immediately.

Step 4
4

Make ahead: Through step 2 up to 1 day, chilled. Bring to room temperature.

Step 5
5

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

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