• 1 cup dry spelt berries, rinsed
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup Greek feta cheese, crumbled
  • 4 cups rocket
  • 1 handful fresh basil, finely chopped

Dressing ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper

Author of this recipe

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Total votes: 136

Juicy tomatoes, fresh Greek feta cheese and chewy spelt, a splendid combination for your Christmas starter or lunch. 


In a small pot, bring the water to boil. Stir in spelt berries, reduce heat,cover, and cook for about an hour.

Slice tomatoes in half. Add to a bowl with the cooked and cooled spelt, crumbled feta cheese, and sliced basil.

Whisk the oil and vinegar mixture and pour it over the salad, toss to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Tips from the author

Ever cooked with spelt?

The berries are cooked much like rice, when prepared, they can be added to salads, or in the place of rice. The chewy texture and nutty flavour is a nice addition to many salad dishes!

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