These lettuce-wrapped hand-held side salads combine sweet and savory warm barley with the cool crunch of radishes.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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45 mins


Ingredient Checklist
For Dressing


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook the barley according to package directions, substituting 2 cups orange juice for 2 cups of the water; drain. Toss warm barley with thinly sliced radishes, a dash of ground red pepper to taste, finely shredded orange peel, and snipped fresh mint and cilantro. For dressing, combine 1/4 cup orange juice, 3 tablespoons salad oil, 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil, 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar, salt, and pepper. Toss barley mixture with half the dressing; reserve remaining half for dipping sauce. Place on Bibb lettuce leaves, roll up, and serve. Makes 4 to 6 servings.


Nutrition Facts

210 calories; fat 8g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 32g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 6g; sugars 6g; protein 5g; vitamin a 194.4IU; vitamin c 30.7mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 1.8mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 28.2mcg; sodium 152mg; potassium 295mg; calcium 20.2mg; iron 1.6mg.