Barley, corn, roasted poblano and cherry tomato salad wit

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Medium-grain barley
1 Poblano chile, roasted,
Peeled and diced
3 tablespoons White wine vinegar
1 Clove garlic
½ Jalapeno, seeded and
Coarsely chopped, or to
1 cup Packed cilantro leaves
¼ cup Plus 2 tablespoons oil
Salt and ground black
4 Scallions, chopped
1½ cup Cooked fresh corn kernels
1 pint Red cherry tomatoes, halved
Or quartered


In a large pot bring 6 cups water to a boil, stir in the barley and salt. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer the barley for 40 minutes or until tender. Drain the barley and rinse with cold water until it is thoroughly cooled, drain well. In a blender combine the white wine vinegar, garlic, jalapeno, cilantro and oil and blend until smooth.

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

In a large bowl combine the cooked barley and the dressing, mixing well. Stir in the scallions, corn and tomatoes and season to taste.

Chill the salad, covered, and serve.

Nutritional information per serving: xx calories, xx gm protein, xxx mg cholesterol, xx gm carbohydrate, xxx mg sodium, x gm fiber, xx gm fat (x gm sat, x gm mono, x gm poly), x mg iron, xx mg calcium, xx% of calories from fat.

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