Barley Salad With Almonds And Apricots

Barley Salad With Almonds And Apricots

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"This slightly sweet salad makes a very pretty presentation. Use plump and moist dried apricots, not hard and desiccated ones. Use soy yogurt to make this dish vegan."

Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 187 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 187 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 4.2 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 126 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Rinse barley in a fine sieve. Bring water to a boil in a heavy saucepan. Stir in the barley, and return to a boil. Cover, and reduce heat. Simmer until water is absorbed, about 45 to 50 minutes. Cool to room temperature.
  2. Pour oil into a small skillet, and place over medium heat. Add onion, and saute until golden brown.
  3. In a serving dish, combine barley, onion, apricots, almonds, and parsley. Toss.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together yogurt, honey, lemon juice, cinnamon, turmeric, salt, and nutmeg. Pour over the barley mixture ,and toss well to combine. Serve at room temperature.
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bits of brocoli florets made this very colorful as well as tasty

Good with a few changes. Use a full cup apricots, and slivered blanched almonds. Increase turmeric to 1 teaspoon and the cinnamon to a heaping teaspoon. The heaping teaspoon of cinnamon gives a...

This just didnt have a lot of flavor. I like all the ingredients so I may make it again adding more spices to increase the flavor.

I loved this one. I doubled the spices and substituted cranberries for the apricots. I'm making a big batch for my daughter's wedding!

I love barley and apricots and almonds and yogourt, but found this salad bland. I followed the recipe exactly, apart from slightly decreasing the lemon juice and doubling the cinnamon and turmer...

This dish tasted fine, but wasn't anything too special. I suggest you halve the recipe when you first try it, because it makes quite a lot, and you may end up getting tired of it even if you're...

This was good on day 1, but it makes a ton and doesn't keep well. I won't be making it again.

This salad was good, but I think I will try dicing the onions also, or just leave them out. I was out of nutmeg, so I added some allspice, which was very good. I might also try using vanilla y...

This was very bland. I added some salt and spices and that did not help. Tasted a bit like oatmeal with fruit. It might be good as a sweet dish adding more honey and no onions but there are oth...