Minted Wild Rice and Barley Salad
- In a large saucepan, bring the water to boiling; stir in uncooked wild rice and barley. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 40 minutes or until wild rice and barley are tender. Drain off liquid. Transfer wild rice and barley to a large bowl.
- Stir in pea pods, golden raisins, green onions, the 2 teaspoons orange peel, the orange juice, oil, salt, and pepper. Cover and chill for 4 to 6 hours. Tote salad and mint in an insulated cooler with ice packs.
- To serve, stir in mint. If desired, garnish with additional orange peel. Makes 12 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Minted Wild Rice and Barley Salad)
- Per serving:
- 144 kcal cal.,
- 3 g fat
- (0 g sat. fat,
- 0 mg chol.,
- 105 mg sodium,
- 27 g carb.,
- 3 g fiber,
- 4 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet