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Fiesta Barley Salad
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Fiesta Barley Salad
Makes: 7 cups
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
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Prep time: 15 minutesCooking time: 45 minutesTotal time: 1 hour


1 cup
dry barley
3 cups
1⁄4 cup
raisins, or other dried fruit
1 cup
frozen peas, or other vegetables (fresh, frozen or canned and drained)
3 cups
lettuce, washed and chopped
1 can
(15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
1⁄2 cup
green onions, sliced thin (can use any onions)
1 Tablespoon
vinegar (rice vinegar or any others)
3 Tablespoons
vegetable oil


  1. Place barley and water in a 2-3 quart saucepan. Bring to boil, then turn to low. Cover and cook for 45 minutes.
  2. Rinse cooked barley briefly in cold water. Drain.
  3. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Try substituting different fruits and vegetables.
Serving Size: 
3/4 cup
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  • a glass of low-fat milk
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