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Roasted Barley Salad
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12 4 oz. portions
16 oz bag of dry pearl barley
large red onion, sliced into 1/4" rings
vegetable stock or water, stock tastes best
roasted red peppers, diced
fresh ground black pepper
How to Make Roasted Barley Salad
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.
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