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Fiesta Barley Salad


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Recipe Notes

  • Try substituting different fruits and vegetables.


1 cup
dry barley
3 cups
1⁄4 cup
raisins, or other dried fruit
1 cup
frozen peas, or other vegetables (fresh, frozen or canned and drained)
3 cups
lettuce, washed and chopped
1 can
(15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
1⁄2 cup
green onions, sliced thin (can use any onions)
1 Tablespoon
vinegar (rice vinegar or any others)
3 Tablespoons
vegetable oil


  1. Place barley and water in a 2-3 quart saucepan. Bring to boil, then turn to low. Cover and cook for 45 minutes.
  2. Rinse cooked barley briefly in cold water. Drain.
  3. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Try substituting different fruits and vegetables.
Photo of Fiesta Barley Salad
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Makes: 7 cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label
Last updated: 12/10/19

1 Comments for "Fiesta Barley Salad"

Did this as an all school tasting and kids were not receptive to it because the green onions had too strong of a presence. Might try substituting bell pepper or cucumber with a small amount of cilantro instead next time.