Mediterranean barley salad

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Makes

4 Servings


Instructions

  • Pour 1 cup pearl barley into a medium pot of boiling water. Gently boil, uncovered, until tender, 22 to 25 min. Drain and rinse with cold water. Whisk 2 tbsp white-wine vinegar with 1 tsp Dijon and 1/8 tsp salt in a medium bowl. Whisk in 2 tsp olive oil. Stir in barley along with 1/2 cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes. Season with pepper.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 236,
  • Protein
  • 4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43 g,
  • Fat
  • 6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 188 mg.

Thinner dinner

This recipe is part 2 of 3 for June 2010’s “Thinner dinner”. Please see the recipe file for Lemony Packet-Baked Salmon and Orange-Dill Asparagus & Rapini.

Fibre boost

Barley is high in soluble fibre, which may lower your cholesterol.

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