RYE BERRIES - Kosher
RYE BERRIES - Kosher
Rye is a grass and is closely related to barley and wheat. Recognized in the past as a weed, it was not domesticated until the 4th Century B.C. Rye Berries are the grain of Rye with only the hull removed. Rye Berries are native to Southwest Asia. In Europe, Rye is now a very popular bread grain even though Rye contains fragile gluten properties, which make it difficult to bake in breads. Rye berries are used for flour, rye bread, rye beer, some whiskies and vodkas and as animal fodder. You may eat Rye Berries boiled or rolled, similar to oats. Rye Berries are high in amino acids and B Vitamins and are very rich in fiber. They are firm and chewy with a mild walnut flavor.
Rye Berries. (Contains Gluten)
Rye Berries are the grain of Rye with only the hull removed. Rye is high in amino acids and the B vitamins. Rye contains fragile gluten properties making it difficult to bake in breads. Rye Berries, similar to Wheat Berries, has a firm, chewy texture.
Color: Grayish brown.
Flavor: Typical of rye berries, mild walnut flavor.
Size: Approximately ¼ - 5/16 inch in length, wheat shaped grain.
Heat Level: N/A
Packaging & Storage
Shelf Life: Min 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).
Packaging: Poly bag in box.
Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.
SPC: <2,000,000 cfu / g
COLIFORM: <2500 cfu / g
YEAST: <5000 cfu / g
MOLD: <5000 cfu / g
Due to the nature of raw, agricultural products, the microbiological data provided should be considered as guidelines.
About Nutritional Information
Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.
|Serving Size 100g (uncooked)|
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories 335||Calories from Fat 27|
|% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat 3g||5%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Sodium 6 mg||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate 70g||23%|
|Dietary Fiber 15g||60%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
Substitute Rye Berries for Wheat Berries in your favorite recipes. Rye Berries can be using in soups, breads, stews, stuffing, pilafs and casseroles. Try a variety of recipes such as; honey-sweet Rye Berry salad with apricots, Rye Berry salad with orange vinaigrette, Rye Berry bread, red cabbage and rye berries and peppered Rye Berry loaf.
Recommended Preparation Instructions:
Rinse the grain well and bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Add 1 cup of rye berries, return to a boil, cover and simmer over low heat for 1 hour. Let stand for 10 minutes. Do not add salt to the cooking water.
One cup dry yields 2 cups cooked.