Barley, Butternut Squash & Corn Salad

Monday, January 27, 2014

I attended a vegan cooking class about two weeks ago, it was very interesting and very informative. And I've decided to incorporate more vegetarian meals at home since I can't fully commit to a vegan diet at this point, maybe in the future. I made this delicious and colorful salad and the family loved! Take a look: 


Recipe by Sweet Caroline

Ingredients:
3/4 cup pearl barley
1 small butternut squash (peeled, seedless and diced)
1 can corn kernels, drained and rinsed
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
Chopped parley
Salt and black pepper

Directions:
Pre heat oven to 400 degrees. In a baking, arrange the butternut squash evenly, drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil and season with salt. Bake for until the butternut squash is tender. Meanwhile, put the barley in a medium pot with enough cold water to cover and a dash of salt, bring to a boil. Let it cook until tender, remove from heat and drain really well. Transfer cooked barley to a bowl, add the corn, cooked butternut squash, chopped parley, apple cider vinegar and remaining olive oil. Season with salt and black pepper. Toss really well. Serve at room temperature or refrigerate for 20 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

2 comments:

Miz Helen said...

Hi Caroline,
The colors in your salad are so pretty and it looks delicious! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a great week!
Miz Helen

Miz Helen said...

Congratulations!
Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you are having a great week and enjoy your new Red Plate.
Miz Helen

 
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