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A bowl of wheat berries that are ready to soak.

How To Soak Wheat Berries Instructions

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Enjoy whole grains in anything from a yogurt parfait to salad or even a bowl of ice cream—learn how to soak wheat berries!
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 1 ½ cups wheat berries
Author Cheryl Najafi



  • In a medium-sized bowl, add the einkorn wheat berries and the water. Cover and let sit on the counter in a cool place overnight.
  • The next day, drain the wheat berries. They are now ready for your favorite breakfast bowl!
  • To preserve 1–2 days, turn the oven to the lowest setting and transfer the wheat berries to a rimmed baking sheet. Place the wheat berries in the oven and allow them to dry for 1–2 hours.


You can prepare risottos, pilafs and other rice-like dishes using wheat berries!