Roasted Barley Salad

Patti Jones

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@patticake1057

If you like grains, you will love this hearty healthy salad. We often associate barley with soup, this is a great twist on a great grain!


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Serves:

12 4 oz. portions

Prep:

1 Hr 15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

SALAD INGREDIENTS

1
16 oz bag of dry pearl barley
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1
large red onion, sliced into 1/4" rings
3 1/2 c
vegetable stock or water, stock tastes best
6 oz.
roasted red peppers, diced
1/4 c
parlsey, chopped

DRESSING INGREDIENTS

1/4 c
fresh lemon juice
1/2 c
olive oil
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
fresh ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Toss the barley with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and spread evenly in a roasting pans
2
Toss onions rings with 1 tbsp of olive oil and lay the rings on a cookie sheet. Season with salt and pepper
3
Place the pan of barley and the cookie sheet with the onions in a 375 degree oven and roast until the barley and onions turn golden brown, stirring the barley as needed for it to roast evenly.
4
Add the stock (or water) to the barley, cover with a sheet of foil and continue to roast until the barley absorbs the stock, about 30 minutes.
5
Remove the onions and barley from the oven and let cool at room temperature.
6
Assemble the salad by placing the following in a large bowl: the barley, the onions (saving a few for garnish) roasted red peppers and the chopped parsley.
7
Season with salt, pepper, adding the olive oil and lemon juice. Toss well. Place in serving dish an garnish. Refrigerate until service.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #grains