Greek Barley Salad

Greek barley salad is so delicious and full of many beautiful things – feta, grape tomatoes, basil, onions, pine nuts, lemon, and olives. This salad is high in fiber, and low calorie. Greek barkley salad has enough extra ingredients to bring it adequate punch to satisfy your taste buds over lunch!

Ingredients:

2 cups chicken bouillon
1 cup pearl barley
1 red pepper, cut small thin strips
1/2 cucumber, cut into chunks
1 small onion, thinly sliced
1 large tomato, cut in wedges
1/2 cup pitted black olives
4 cups romaine lettuce, torn

1/2 cup olive oil
3 Tbsp lemon juice
1 garlic clove pressed
1/2 tsp whole oregano
1/4 tsp salt
pepper, to taste
1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled

greek-barley-salad

Preparation:

Make up chicken boullion in water and add barley. Bring to a boil,
cover, and simmer for 40 minutes until tender. Refrigerate until
cool. In the meantime, prepare vegetables and put into a large
salad bowl. Add cooled barley. Whisk dressing ingredients together.
Drizzle dressing on top, and toss. Top with feta cheese. Chill
for several hours before serving.

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