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Sweet Potato Barley Salad

Makes: 8 servings Yield: 8 side-dish servings
Prep 20 mins Cook 20 mins Microwave 5 mins
Sweet Potato Barley Salad
Ingredients
  • 1  cup  regular (not quick-cooking) barley
  • 1  cup  frozen sweet soybeans (edamame)
  • 1  large sweet potato
  • 1/3  cup  olive oil
  • 1/4  cup  balsamic vineger
  • 1  teaspoon  garlic salt
  • 1  cup  fresh baby spinach
  • 1  cup  golden raisins
  • 2  medium carrots, shredded
  • 1/2  cup  thin red onion wedges
Directions

1. Rinse barley in sieve under running water until water runs clear. In medium saucepan bring barley and 3 cups water to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until tender; drain. Rinse cooked barley in a colander under cold running water until cooled; drain well.

2. Meanwhile, prepare soybeans according to package directions. Scrub sweet potato and pierce several times with fork. Wrap in paper towel. Microwave 5 minutes or until soft when gently pressed. When cool enough to handle, remove skin and dice potato.

3. For dressing, in small bowl whisk to combine olive oil, vinegar, garlic salt, and black pepper to taste. On serving plates arrange barley, sweet potato, edamame, spinach, raisins, carrots, and onion. Pass dressing. Makes 8 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts (Sweet Potato Barley Salad)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 276,
  • Fat, total (g) 10,
  • chol. (mg) 0,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 43,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 7,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 7,
  • sugar (g) 16,
  • pro. (g) 6,
  • vit. A (IU) 59,
  • vit. C (mg) 6,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 56,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 159,
  • Potassium (mg) 473,
  • calcium (mg) 50,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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