Southwest Barley Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 221.6
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.2 mg
  • Sodium: 945.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.3 g
  • Protein: 12.4 g

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A healthy vegetarian salad A healthy vegetarian salad
Number of Servings: 6


    3 cups (750 mL) vegetable or chicken stock
    3/4 (175 mL) cup pearl barley
    1 (250 mL) cup canned corn kernels, drained
    1 (250 mL) cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
    3/4 (175 mL) cup chopped red bell peppers
    1/2 (125 mL) cup chopped green bell peppers
    1/2 (125 mL) cup chopped green oninons


    1/2 (125 mL) cup medium salsa
    3 tbsp. (45 mL) low-fat sour cream
    2 tbsp. (25 mL) fresh lime or lemon juice
    1/2 (125 mL) cup fresh coriander
    1 tsp (5 mL) minced garlic


Makes 6 servings - from Canadian Diabetes Cookbook -

1. In a saucepan over high heat, bring stock to a boil. Add barley; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, for 40 minutes or until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed. Transfer to a serving bowl; cool to room temperature. Add corn, black beans, red peppers, green peppers and green onions.

2. In a bowl combine salsa, sour cream, lime juice, coriander and garlic. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat well.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BRENDESUE.

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