Spelt berries and green beans salad

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Yield: 4


  • Organic Spelt Berries
  • For a new taste, you can also use : Organic Hulled Barley


  • 1 cup of Organic Spelt Berries
  • 500g (1 pound) of green beans
  • 1 minced French shallot
  • 1 pint of cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 3/4 cup (190 mL) of crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup (85 mL) of chopped fresh mint


  • 10 ml (2 teaspoons) of white wine vinegar
  • 10 ml (2 teaspoons) of lemon juice
  • 10 mL (2 teaspoons) of Dijon mustard
  • 15 ml (1 tablespoon) of honey
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup (85 mL) of olive oil


  1. Cook spelt berries in a large pot of boiling salted water for 30 to 35 minutes, until cooked but still slightly firm. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain well.
  2. Hull the beans and steam them 5 minutes. Drain and rinse immediately under cold water to stop cooking.
  3. In a bowl, whisk the white wine vinegar, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, garlic, salt and pepper; whisking always, gradually add the olive oil.
  4. Add to the salad bowl cooked and cooled spelt berries, beans, French shallot, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese and mint. Mix well