Mango, Wheat Berry, and Arugula Salad with Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

  • Author: Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 servings 1x


This spring salad has the perfect balance of chewy wheat berries, spicy arugula, sweet mango, and creamy cilantro lime dressing.



For the wheat berries:

  • 3/4 cup soft wheat berries
  • 2 cups water

For the dressing:

For the salad:

  • 5oz baby arugula
  • 2 mangoes, diced
  • 3/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • Hemp seeds, for garnish


  1. Place wheatberries and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for thirty minutes (or until wheat berries are chewy and tender). Drain excess water.
  2. Place all dressing ingredients in a blender and blend until completely smooth.
  3. Place arugula, cooked wheat berries, mango, green onion, and avocado in a large bowl. Pour dressing over top and toss well to combine. Garnish with hemp seeds.