Herbed Barley Salad

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Just Call Me Martha

This healthy barley-based salad is great to have on hand - especially for those on Phase 2 of the South Beach diet!

Top Review by Tinkerbell

I personally really enjoyed this salad. However, the rest of my family did not. DH didn't like the flavor of either the vinegar or an herb & DS (16) didn't like that it was a warm salad. I didn't have radishes & used red & green pepper instead of yellow but I still loved all the fresh herbs & the dressing was really flavorful for such a simple combination. I'm a barley lover & can eat it any which way so I could see myself making this again in the future, but it would just be enough for myself. :) Thanks for sharing, Martha! Made for Zaar Chef Alphabet tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine water, garlic and barley in a large pot.
  2. Bring to boil and then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until barley is tender.
  3. Drain excess water.
  4. To make dressing, combine mustard, garlic and vinegar.
  5. Whisk together, then slowly whisk in olive oil.
  6. Season with salt and pepper if desired.
  7. Combine half of dressing with warm barley.
  8. Stir in vegetables and herbs.
  9. Toss with remaining dressing.
  10. Season to taste.

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