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Salsa Barley Salad

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Salsa Barley Salad


  • 200 gms whole barley pearls
  • 2 medium tomatoes -- chopped
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1tbsp jalapeno peppers chopped
  • 2 tbsp sliced olives
  • ½ cup chopped green sweet pepper
  • ½ cup red sweet pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
  • 2-3 green chilies
  • ½ teaspoons chili powder/1 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic/fresh basil fine chop
  • ½ tsp zero sugar/ground black pepper each


Cook barley in boiling water for 15 minutes or until done 90%, drain and keep it aside. Combine the drained barley, tomatoes, onion, jalapeno peppers, olives, and green and red sweet pepper in a large mixing bowl. Toss to mix well. For dressing, combine oil, lemon juice, vinegar, cilantro, chili powder, garlic, sugar, oregano, green chillies and black pepper in a bowl and mix well. Add the dressing to the barley mixture; toss gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 24-hrs.and garnishes with fresh basil. Serve chilled