Barley Salad with Nectarines and Blueberries

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Prep Cook Servings
10 min 50 min 4
Barley Salad with Nectarines and Blueberries
Health Highlights
Healthy whole grain salad with fruit.


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 large)
1/2 cup chopped Red bell pepper


  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!


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.

Nutrition Highlights

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

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 311
Calories from fat 133
Calories from saturated fat 18.9
Total Fat 14.7 g
Saturated Fat 2.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 175 mg
Potassium 332 mg
Total Carbohydrate 43 g
Dietary Fiber 9.3 g
Sugars 7.1 g
Protein 6.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.4
Grain 2.3
Vegetables 0.3

Energy sources