Barley and Bean Salad

I find barley and bean salad very filling and the combination of black and red beans really tasty. I usually have the salad for my lunch with some grilled chicken or steak on the side. If you’re vegetarian then absolutely no knead for the extras!

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked barley
  • 1 cup cooked red kidney beans,
  • 1 cup cooked black beans,
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • A bunch finely chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

Salad Dressing

  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and white ground pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. To make dressing: mix all dressing ingredients and add enough salt and pepper to taste. Shake thoroughly to combine.
  2. Mix all salad ingredients in a bowl. Pour dressing over and toss to combine. Set aside at least 30 minutes for flavours to meld before serving.
  3. Here are instructions to cook Pearl Barley. 1 cup yields four cups cooked barley.

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Step By Step Photos

Mix all salad ingredients in a bowl.

Pour dressing over and toss to combine. Set aside at least 30 minutes for flavours to meld before serving.

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Author: Liz

I love everything food: eating, cooking, baking and travelling. I also love photography and nature.

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