The heartiness of barley and brown rice combined with the freshness of red peppers, carrots, olives and capers makes this a uniquely flavorful dish. It works well as a side dish and we love it as a one dish meal.
Barley with Veggies & Olive Salad (Serves 3-4)
- 1 small head of lettuce
- 3 cups cooked barley and brown rice
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 4 carrots, diced in small pieces
- 3 celery stalks, cut on diagonal
- 1/2 small red onion, diced
- 1/2 cup Kalamata olives
- 3 tablespoons capers
Make a bed of lettuce on your serving plates.
Add the remaining ingredients to a big bowl and mix well.
Dish on top of the lettuce and serve.