Mediterranean Barley Salad

6
Easy
Salads

Characteristics

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

280
Calories
5 g
Protein
31 g
Carbs
6 g
fiber
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Nutritional Facts

1 cup
  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 280
  • Lipides 15 g
    • Saturated fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium  510 mg
  • Carbs 31 g
    • fiber  6 g
    • Sugar  3 g
  • Protein 5 g

Ingredients

Lemon Dressing

  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) olive oil
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) lemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp (4 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 3 cups (750 mL) water
  • 1 cup (250 mL) pearl barley
  • 2 medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 cup (250 mL) halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) coarsely chopped pitted mammoth green olives or kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely crumbled feta

Method

  1. Bring the 3 cups (750 mL) salted water to a boil. Add barley to pot, reduce to a simmer. Cover and cook 30 min., or until barley is tender. Drain off excess liquid. 
  2. Meanwhile grill zucchini 2 to 3 min. on barbecue, preheated to medium-high heat, until tender and grill-marked. Remove from grill, chop into bite-size pieces. 
  3. Transfer zucchini to large bowl along with tomatoes, olives and parsley.
  4. In separate small bowl, whisk together Lemon Dressing ingredients. 
  5. Fold dressing and feta cheese into barley mixture.

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