Barley Salad with Tomatoes and Olives

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Tired of rice? Try barley! It’s absolutely delicious in salads and it’s a nutritious whole grain.

This is a very simple salad; the idea is that you can come up with endless variations according to what you have on hand.

You should know that barley contains gluten, so if you are on a gluten-free diet, you’ll still want to stick to rice in your salads!

barley salad

Serves 4 – Prep. time 10 min
2.5 cups (400g) cooked barley
1 red pepper, diced
2 tomatoes, diced
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
a few black olives
1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tbsp olive oil

Simply mix all the ingredients together and refrigerate until you serve.

Variations can be made using raw zucchini, cooked chicken breast, shrimps, nuts.

Add your own ideas in the comments section below!


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