Mandarin Barley Salad
Think barley is boring? You won't after you've tried this salad. I've fount it's still yummy the second day.
Total TimePrep: 25 min. + chilling
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 278 calories, 18g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 500mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 6g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Mandarin Barley Salad in Country Extra January 2005
Sep 29, 2013
I loved this recipe! The combination of the almonds and oranges was over-the-top!
Jun 26, 2009
super way to add fiber and grains to your diet...and very tasty too111