Sugar Snap Pea & Barley Salad

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Sugar Snap Pea & Barley Salad

Sugar Snap Pea & Barley Salad

You get two sides in one with this dish—whole-grain barley along with crisp matchsticks of vitamin- and fiber-rich snap peas. Serve with roasted or grilled salmon or chicken.

Serves 6

Prep Time 30 min

Total Time 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup quick-cooking barley
  • 8 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed and sliced into matchsticks
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add barley and cook, covered, for 10 to 12 minutes, or according to package directions. Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.

Step 2

Rinse the barley under cool water and transfer to a large bowl. Add snap peas, parsley, onion, oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper and toss to combine.


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