Greek Barley Salad

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

this recipe uses fast cooking barley, but you can use regular barley too, just increase the cooking time to 45 minutes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. bring 2 c vegetable broth to a boil.
  2. add barley, cover, lower to simmer and cook 12 minutes until barley is tender.
  3. remove from heat, drain if necessary, cool completely.
  4. combine barley, peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and olives in a bowl.
  5. combine broth, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper, stir well and add to barley mixture, toss well.
  6. add feta cheese, toss.
  7. serve over romaine lettuce leaves.


Most Helpful

This was a very tasty salad! I didn't have cucumbers but added greek pepperoncinis and cannellini beans. The dressing as well as the Feta on top where delicious! Thanks for posting, chia!

gemini08 April 26, 2010

The salad is melding in the refrigerator for supper, but the tasting I did while preparing it told me it is a keeper! I used vegetable boullion so I didn't need to add salt. I can't wait to serve this tonight with some grilled sausages and roasted brussel sprouts. Thanks, Carole in Orlando

carole in orlando July 31, 2004

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