Nuts! Fruity Barley Salad

Total Time
1hr 30mins
20 mins
1 hr 10 mins

A little sweet, a little heat! This hearty salad makes a great summertime meal. Note: This recipe has been edited to correct my (blush) original omission of the carrot and celery! :)

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  1. Rinse barley well to avoid bitterness. Combine barley and chicken broth, bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 45 minutes, until barley is tender but still chewy. Let cool.
  2. Meanwhile, pull the meat off the chicken, discarding skin, bones and fat, and chop, (Or drain 3 cans of chicken.) Add meat to barley in a large bowl.
  3. Add red onion, carrot, celery, grapes, apple and pecans.
  4. Toss with dressing and add salt and pepper to taste. Cover, chill for 1 hour or so for flavors to develop.