Barley-Black Bean Salad

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Barley-Black Bean Salad

This hearty combination of barley and black beans would be for lunch the next day as well.

Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 45

Ingredients

  • 1 cup barley, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup corn, (thawed if frozen)
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

Combine cooked barley, beans, corn, cilantro, lime juice, oil, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper in a medium bowl.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 331
fat 4 g (1 g sat, 3 g mono)
cholesterol 0 mg
carbohydrates 65 g
protein 9 g
fiber 11 g
sodium 161 mg
potassium 215 mg

Nutrition Bonus

Carbohydrate Serving 3 1/2

Exchanges 4 1/2 starch, 1 fat

From EatingWell The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)