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  1. Summertime Bean and Barley Salad

Summertime Bean and Barley Salad

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10 servings, 1/10 recipe each

Barley is gaining popularity on the grain scene. Delicious, filling and full of fibre, barley is also a very versatile ingredient. Here we pair it with beans for a delicious, yet easy-to-make, side-dish salad.

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  • Rinse barley under cold running water to loosen the grains; drain well. Place in large bowl.
  • Add beans, vegetables and herbs; mix lightly.
  • Whisk oil, vinegar, honey and mustard until blended. Add to barley mixture; mix lightly. Let stand 15 min.
  • Stir in lemon juice just before serving.

How to Cook the Barley

Bring 1 cup barley and 3-1/2 cups water to boil; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 45 min. or until water is completely absorbed and barley is tender.


Substitute cooked brown rice or whole wheat couscous for the barley.

Make Ahead

This refreshing salad can be prepared ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 2 days. Stir in lemon juice just before serving.


  • 10 servings, 1/10 recipe each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 10 servings, 1/10 recipe each
Calories 150
% Daily Value
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 75mg
Carbohydrate 18g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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