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How to Cook Wheat Berries
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5 from 10 votes

How to Cook Wheat Berries

Wheat berries are a fantastic fiber-rich addition to every meal from breakfast to dinner. They add a nice nutty bite and chewy texture to breakfast bowls and salads. This versatile whole grain can take a little too long to cook conventionally, so plug in your instant pots, amigos! We're about to cook perfect wheat berries (no soak!) in just 35 minutes!
Prep Time0 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine: global
Keyword: how to cook, instant pot, wheat berries
Author: aline_shaw


  • 2 cups dry red wheat berries
  • 1 tsp kosher salt


  • add the 2 cups of dry wheat berries and the salt to the instant pot
  • add 5 cups of water, and stir to combine
  • cover and lock the instant pot and cook on manual for 35 minutes
  • safely release the pressute manually, then open the pot
  • drain the leftover water and serve

Bom Apetite!