Here's a delicious summer salad that the whole family will love!
1 cup quick-cooking barley (or couscous)
1 medium heirloom tomato (seeded & chopped)
1 cucumber (pealed & chopped)
1 bell pepper (seeded & chopped)
½ cup white onion (chopped)
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon minced basil
1 garlic clove (minced)
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
Whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside.
Prepare barley by box instructions. Drain and let cool.
In a large bowl, combine tomato, cucumber, bell pepper and onion. Stir in cooled barley. Pour dressing over barley mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
Yield: 6 servings