Show Subscription Form




Texas Barley Salad Recipe
Texas Barley Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Texas Barley Salad Recipe

Publisher Photo
“I got this recipe from a cook in Mexico while I was there on a Mission trip,” says Marilyn Sonnenberg of Edmonton, Alberta. “I've been making it ever since.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking barley
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 3/4 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 155 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 251 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Stir in barley. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until tender. Cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the tomato, corn, red pepper, cucumber, onions and barley.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Pour over barley mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Texas Barley Salad in Light & Tasty February/March 2008, p25

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 155 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 251 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Texas Barley Salad

AVERAGE RATING
   (2)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (1)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (1)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 17, 2010

"This is a fabulous salad! Pretty much the only thing I did different from the recipe was to up the spices a bit, but it still wasn't over the top spicy- just right IMO. I made it the night before for our lunches the next day. This will be a regular at our house!"

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT