ingredients

1 cup pearl barley
725 Ml Canada’s Own Vegetable Stock or Chicken Stock
pinch of salt
1 cup Sweet Peas, shelled
½ red onion, finely minced
¼ cup chopped fresh mint
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp lemon zest
¼ teaspoon black pepper
¼ teaspoon salt

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Sweet Pea, Mint & Barley Salad Recipe

1 cup pearl barley
725 Ml Canada’s Own Vegetable Stock or Chicken Stock
pinch of salt
1 cup Sweet Peas, shelled
½ red onion, finely minced
¼ cup chopped fresh mint
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp lemon zest
¼ teaspoon black pepper
¼ teaspoon salt

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directions

Method:

-Place barley and stock in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer on low for 50 minutes.

-Remove from heat and allow to “steam” cook another 10 minutes.

-Spoon out into a large bowl to cool.

-Add sweet peas and red onion to barley. Mix olive oil, lemon zest, salt and pepper together and pour over barley.

-Add mint and toss all together until well mixed.

Notes

You may add toasted walnuts to this salad to improve the protein component.

Serve at room temperature.

Serves 4

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