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Barley Summer Salad

Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
10 minutes

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Cook time:
45 minutes

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Servings:
8 cups

Need a change of pace? Substitute different fruits and vegetables in season.

Add nuts or seeds for added protein.

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Barley Summer Salad

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dry barley
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup sweet snap peas, chopped
  • 2 cups apples or another fresh fruit or veggie, chopped (about 1 1/3 medium apples)
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, seeded and chopped (about 1 small pepper)
  • 1/2 cup green onions, sliced thin
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon or lime juice

Directions:

1. Place barley and water in a 2 or 3 quart saucepan. Bring to a boil, then turn to low. Cook covered for 45 minutes.

2. Rinse cooked barley briefly in cold water. Drain.

3. Add remaining ingredients. Toss well.

Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Need a change of pace? Substitute different fruits and vegetables in season.

Add nuts or seeds for added protein.

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Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
10 minutes

Kitchen Timer

Cook time:
45 minutes

Fork

Servings:
8 cups