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Barley and Black Bean Salad

Prep 20 min ∙ Cook 40 min ∙ Serves 4

This is a very easy and quick recipe. Beans and barley make a complete protein, so this is an excellent meal when eating a meatless diet. Each serving has 12 grams of protein.


1 cup barley
1 15 ounce can of 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
Salt to taste


1) Cook barley according to package directions

2) Combine cooked barley, beans, corn, cilantro, lime juice, oil, and salt in a medium bowl.
3) Serve on bed of chopped or torn lettuce.