Barley Spring Salad

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceRecipe adapted from Delish.com.
Prep time5 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time35 minutes

Description

Barley is a grain that is chewy and has a nice nutty flavor. It makes for a tasty salad! 

Ingredients

1 1/2 cup
barley, pearl
2 tablespoons
olive oil
2  
leek (chopped)
2  
carrot (chopped)
2  
parsnip (chopped)
1 cup
peas
1 tablespoon
lemon zest
1/2 cup
parsley, fresh (chopped)

Instructions

Bring 4 cups of salted water to a boil and add barley. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20-25 minutes. Strain the barley and set aside.

In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add leeks, carrots, and parsnips with salt and pepper and cook until they are tender. Add the lemon zest and cook for 3 more minutes and remove from heat. Add the chopped parsley and cooked barley and mix together.