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Barley Corn Salad

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Barley salad with corn kernels and mixed greens."
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54 m servings 324
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Bring water and barley to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until barley is tender, about 30 minutes.
  2. Drain any excess water from barley and transfer to a large bowl; stir in 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  3. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add corn; cook and stir until slightly softened, about 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and scallions; cook until scallions are wilted, about 2 minutes.
  4. Mix corn mixture into barley in the bowl. Stir in mixed greens, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Season salad with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 324 calories; 12.2 50.8 8.8 0 71 Full nutrition

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Absolutely delicious! I served with a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette and it was just fabulous. This does make a LOT of salad, though- next time I will cut recipe in half.

I boiled the barley in broth to kind of help it along with flavor, used lemon and lime simply because I had some that needed to be used. Other than that I made it exactly as written. It's delici...