This is simple to throw together, light and tangy. I often vary the ingredients, using honey or orange juice instead of sugar, adding wasabi powder -- whatever I'm in the mood for.
The joy of cooking is being creative!
If you wish to substitute the oil, use a bland vegetable oil, extra virgin olive oil or "light" olive oil. Regular olive oil is too strong for this recipe.
Lots of fresh vegetables, fiber-rich barley, and a flavorful dressing make this healthy salad great for a summer supper. Recipe is from Light and Tasty’s June/July 2005 issue: I intend to try it sometime soon! Cook time does not include cooking and cooling barley.