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Festive Barley Salad

Festive Barley Salad

This gorgeous quick and easy to make festive barley salad with mustard & pomegranate dressing makes for a lovely light, refreshing and colourful side dish and the pomegranate arils addd a nice tangy note.
Course Lunch, Salad, Side Dish

Ingredients
  

ROASTED CARROTS

  • 500 g carrots, peeled and cut on the diagonal
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves, minced
  • Salt and black pepper

SALAD

  • 2 cups cooked barley
  • ½ small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup fresh pomegranate arils
  • 2 nectarines, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 small red cabbage, finely chopped
  • ¼ sliced almonds, toasted

DRESSING

  • cup EV olive oil
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • 1 tsbp tamari sauce
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

Instructions
 

  • Combine all the ingredients in a glass jar. Close the lid tightly and give it a good shake.
  • Season to taste.

Notes

Recipe with thanks to Bronni Darné @365wholesomedays
Keywords Barley salad recipe, Easy salad recipe, Festive Salad recipe, healthy salad recipe

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