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Mediterranean Barley Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marianne Heller

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 cups water
2 cups pearl barley
tsp. salt
2 fresh bay leaves
2 tbsp. fresh oregano chopped or 2 tsp. dried oregano, crumbled
⅓ cup Kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
⅓ cup drained capers
cup pine nuts, roasted
cup green onions finely chopped

Dressing
2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
pinch of sea salt
2 tbsp. sherry vinegar or 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar, 1 tbsp. umeboshi vinegar
1 tbsp. shallots minced
olive oil
combine all and set aside

Directions:
Directions:
Bring water to a boil and add barley, salt and bay leaves. Simmer for 60 minutes, or until all water is absorbed. Cool. Add dressing and oregano. Chill about 2 hours or until ready to serve. Before serving add olives, capers, pine nuts and green onions.

 

 

 

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