Dave's Southwestern Barley Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 158.4
  • Total Fat: 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.9 mg
  • Sodium: 410.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.5 g
  • Protein: 6.5 g

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Refreshing salad that can be served warm or cold. Refreshing salad that can be served warm or cold.
Number of Servings: 8


    3 cups water
    3 chicken bouillon cubes
    cup pearled barley
    1 12 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
    1 green bell pepper, chopped
    1 red bell pepper, chopped
    1 clove garlic, finely chopped
    1 cup frozen or canned (drained) corn
    cup red onion, chopped
    cup cilantro, finely chopped
    cup salsa or picante sauce
    2 tbsp lemon or lime juice
    3 tbsp light sour cream


Add bouillon cubes to water and bring to a boil. Stir in barley, and simmer for 45 minutes. Drain barley, set aside and let cool. In a large bowl, mix peppers, onions, garlic, beans, corn and cilantro. Add cooled barley. Just before serving, blend in lemon/lime juice, salsa and sour cream. Serve cold or warm as a salad, or in tortillas or pita pockets.

Serving Size: Makes 8 1-cup servings (approximately)

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CAVEDOCTOR.