Think barley is boring? You won't after you've tried this salad. I've fount it's still yummy the second day.
- 1 cup uncooked quick-cooking barley
- 1 can (8 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
- 1 cup diced celery
- 1/4 cup sliced green onion
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
- 1/2 cup slivered almonds
- Cook barley according to package directions; drain and cool. In a bowl, combine the barley, mushrooms, celery and onions. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, soy sauce and salt; shake well. Pour over barley mixture and stir to coat. Gently stir in oranges and almonds. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Mandarin Barley Salad in Country Extra January 2005, p51
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Reviewed Sep. 29, 2013
"I loved this recipe! The combination of the almonds and oranges was over-the-top!"
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2009
"super way to add fiber and grains to your diet...and very tasty too111"