Sous Vide Wheat Berries

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Recipe Temp 180 F / 82.2 C
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Wheat berries make for a wholesome side dish that’s perfect to prepare in a precision cooker. Once they finish their long, slow cooking, the nutty grains can form the base of just about any salad or stirred into soups and stews. I love to eat wheat berries on their own so I can fully appreciate their earthy complexity.


You can also cook this recipe in one quart-sized canning jar. Place the ingredients in the jar instead of a zipper lock bag in step 2.

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Ingredients for 6

  • 3 cups water

  • 1 cup wheat berries

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • Step 1

    Set the Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker to 180ºF (82ºC).

  • Step 2

    Combine all ingredients in a large zipper lock bag. Seal the bag using the water immersion technique. Place the bag in the water bath and set the timer for 3 hours.

    • Finishing Steps

    • Step 1

      When the timer goes off, remove the bag from the water bath, and drain off any remaining water in a fine-mesh strainer. Transfer wheat berries to a bowl and serve.

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