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Bean and barley Greek salad

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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1/2 cup (125 mL) pearl barley
1 can (540 mL) black, red, white or lima beans, no salt added
1 cup (250 mL) cucumber, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced
1 cup (250 mL) bell pepper, your choice, diced
1/2 cup (125 mL) red onion, diced
1/2 cup (125 mL) kalamata olives packed in oil, sliced, drained, reserving 3 tbsp (45 mL) of oil
1/4 cup (60 mL) lemon juice
1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh parsley, chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) dried oregano
3 1/2 oz (100 g) Canadian Feta, coarsely crumbled
Freshly ground pepper

Yields: 4 servings

See full recipe: https://www.dairygoodness.ca/recipes/bean-and-barley-greek-salad?source=calendar
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  • Course Salads
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 20 mins
  • Yields 4 servings

Adding beans and grain to a classic Greek salad turns it into a hearty one-dish meal that includes all the fresh flavour of Canadian Feta.

  • Course Salads
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 20 mins
  • Yields 4 servings

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Ingredients

1/2 cup (125 mL) pearl barley
1 can (540 mL) black, red, white or lima beans , no salt added
1 cup (250 mL) cucumber, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced
1 cup (250 mL) bell pepper, your choice, diced
1/2 cup (125 mL) red onion, diced
1/2 cup (125 mL) kalamata olives packed in oil , sliced, drained, reserving 3 tbsp (45 mL) of oil
1/4 cup (60 mL) lemon juice
1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh parsley, chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) dried oregano
3 1/2 oz (100 g) Canadian Feta, coarsely crumbled
Freshly ground pepper

Preparation

In a saucepan, bring 6 cups (1.5 L) of water to a boil and cook barley for approximately 20 minutes or until tender. Drain, cool under cold water, then drain again.

In a large bowl, mix barley, beans, vegetables and olives.

In another bowl, whisk reserved oil with lemon juice. Add herbs, Feta and pepper and pour over salad. Mix well and serve.

Tips

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Halloumi, Havarti, Bocconcini.

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 411 Calories
Protein: 15 g
Carbohydrate: 49 g
Fat: 18 g
Fibre: 12.7 g
Sodium: 373 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 18 % / 202 mg
Folate: 73 %
Vitamin C: 56 %
Iron: 35 %
Magnesium: 32 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 1/2 milk product serving(s) per person.

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