Barley Salad with Nectarines and Blueberries

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10 min 50 min 4
Barley Salad with Nectarines and Blueberries
Health Rating
Healthy whole grain salad with fruit.

Ingredients


1 cup Barley, dry
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil (vinaigrette)
3 tbsp Apple cider vinegar (vinaigrette)
1/4 tsp Salt (vinaigrette)
1 tsp Honey, raw (vinaigrette)
1 tsp Dijon mustard (vinaigrette)
1 tbsp Basil, fresh (finely chopped; vinaigrette)
1 tbsp Parsley, fresh (finely chopped; vinaigrette)
1 fruit(s) Nectarine (large, diced)
1/2 cup Blueberries (cut in half if lage)
1/2 cup chopped Red bell pepper

Instructions


1. Cook barley according to package instructions. Set aside to cool.
2. While barley is cooking, combine olive oil, vinegar, salt, honey, mustard, basil and parsley in a large bowl.
3. Add barley to the bowl with the vinaigrette along with the nectarine, blueberries and pepper. Toss gently.
4. Let salad marinate for 1-2 hours to allow the flavors to develop. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 331
Calories from fat 134
Calories from saturated fat 19.0
Total Fat 14.9 g
Saturated Fat 2.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 171 mg
Potassium 351 mg
Total Carbohydrate 43 g
Dietary Fiber 9.4 g
Sugars 7.2 g
Protein 6.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.4
Grain 2.3
Vegetables 0.3

Energy sources


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Notes:

Quick Tips:
This salad is best the day that you make it. If you want to prepare a day ahead, just add nectarines and blueberries before serving.

Nutritional Facts:

Barley
Rich in fiber, B vitamins and magnesium. Helps improve digestion and elimination as well as protect against heart disease and diabetes.

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Salad