Barley corn salad

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there is nothing better than a healthy colorful dish for your family & friends. so, i have put together this easy & tasty recipe & hope you can enjoy it as much as I did first time creating it .

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  • add   1 cup uncooked barley is about 3 cups cooked barley
  • add   2 cups frozen thawed corn or can,
  • add   1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • add   1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • add   3 green onions, chopped
  • add   1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • add   1 table spoon fresh minced basil
  • add   2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • add   3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • add   !/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • add   1 teaspoon salt
  • add   1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • add   1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • add   .2 table spoon liquid saffron

Instructions

  1. Directions
  2. soak barley for 3 days, then boil for at least 30-40 min to tender. add cold water & drain..
  3. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients.
  4. then In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the lemon juice, oil, balsamic vinegar, saffron,salt, thyme and pepper; shake well. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 6-10 servings.
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ChefsugNote From The Chef

wgatoor 04:08, 10 Sep 2010

you can prepare the barley ahead of time . then use it as you needed with different ingredient of your choice.
wgatoor

ChefsugNote From The Chef

wgatoor 03:58, 10 Sep 2010

You can cook the barley ahead of time.. & then just your favorite ingredient to it that way you save a lot of time.

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