Triticale (trit-ih-KAY-lee) is a very special hybrid grain resulting from a cross between wheat (Triticum) and rye (Secale). Plant breeders wanted to combine the grain quality, productivity and disease resistance of wheat with rye's vigor and hardiness. The chances of these two plants meeting on their own in nature was nil due to their vastly different growing conditions, but thanks to human intervention they were brought together to create this nutritionally desirable crop. Triticale has a flavor that is a bit deeper than wheat's with a subtle hint of rye's grassiness. Try these hearty berries in place of rice in your recipe. They're packed with dietary fiber and low in sodium.
Triticale Berries can also be used for grinding in your home mill or for sprouting. This nutritious, tasty grain is outstanding when cooked until tender, cooled, and added to your favorite yeast bread to add a full-bodied texture and light rye flavor. For a new twist on salads, soups, pilafs and casseroles, use tritcale in place of rice or other grains. See the back of our package for basic cooking instructions, as well as a terrific recipe for Triticale & Edamame Salad.
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- I grind my own flour and I really like the addition of triticale to my bread. It isn't as harsh tasting as rye, and it is also good on its own, as it raises nicely.
- Nutritional Info
Serving Size: 1/4 cup(45g)
Servings Per Container: 17
Amount Per Serving % Daily
ValueCalories150Calories from Fat10
Total Fat1 g2 %Saturated Fat0 g0 %Trans Fat0 g0 %Cholesterol0 mg0 %Sodium2 mg0 %Total Carbohydrate32 g11 %Dietary Fiber7 g28 %Sugars0 gN/AProtein6 g12 %
Vitamin A0 %Vitamin C0 %Calcium2 %Iron6 %
* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
whole grain triticale (wheat)
*Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts, soy, wheat, and milk