Roasted Barley Vegetable Skillet Salad Served Mediterranean Style

    Roasted Barley Vegetable Skillet Salad Served Mediterranean Style

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    About this recipe: Roasted Barley Vegetable Skillet Salad is a healthy salad which is made from barley and flavored with basil and olives. The addition to the barley salad of roasted vegetables makes it delicious and full of nutrition. The Barley Roasted Vegetable Skillet Salad should be served in Mediterranean Style for a nutritious lunch box or with dinner along with cold soup. Barley comes with a nutty flavor and makes for a substitute for Pasta or rice. Barley helps in reducing cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure. Barley also helps in reducing weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Barley water consumption also helps to regulate the process of digestion and cure stomach related issues.

    Ingredients

    • • 1/2 cup barley
    • • 2 to 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • • 2 red bell peppers, thinly sliced
    • • 2 medium carrots, julienned
    • • 1/4 cup of corn, steamed
    • • 10 pitted olives, halved
    • • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
    • • salt to taste
    • • black pepper, coarsely ground
    • • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • • juice from one lemon
    • • a sprig of basil leaves, roughly torn

    Directions

    1. • In the first place to start making the Roasted Barley Vegetable Skillet Salad, the barley needs to be soaked for a two hours in 2 cups of water. The barley should be placed along with the soaked water in the cooking oven and cooked until done. If excess water is there after cooking the barley then it should be drained out. The barley should then be allowed to cool. Then the cooked barley should be transferred to a mixing bowl.
    2. • Oil should be heated in a pan and then the garlic should be added. Then add some bell peppers and carrots. Sprinkle salt on it and fry it on medium and high flame, until the carrots and bell peppers becomes soft. Add the roasted vegetables, olives, corn, cinnamon, salt and pepper to the barley. Then stir it nicely and check for the spices and salt. Make adjustments to suit the taste and serve warm on serving glass plates.
    3. • Serve the Roasted Barley Vegetable Skillet Salad in Mediterranean Style for a nourishing lunch box or even a weeknight dinner along with a cold soup.

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    Buy Borosil Serving plates to add ease to the preparing process. Moreover it also looks great when Barley Vegetable Skillet Salat is served in glass serving plates.

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