Roasted Barley Salad

Patti Jones

By
@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

Step-By-Step

1Toss the barley with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and spread evenly in a roasting pans

2Toss onions rings with 1 tbsp of olive oil and lay the rings on a cookie sheet. Season with salt and pepper

3Place 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.

4Add 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.

5Remove the onions and barley from the oven and let cool at room temperature.

6Assemble 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.

7Season 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