Berry Barley Blast Salad Recipe

Mixed berries - Berry Barley Blast Salad

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Put summer's fresh berry crop to use in this delicious side salad. Tweet this

Ingredients

2 cups cooked and cooled barley
1 tablespoon olive oil
Juice and zest of 1 lime
5 ounces (4 cups) fresh baby spinach
¼ cup finely chopped red onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 avocado, diced
2 cups fresh or defrosted berries
Optional: Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, gently mix together olive oil, lime juice and zest, spinach, red onion, fresh basil, salt and pepper.
  2. Gently fold in avocado and berries.
  3. Serve salad immediately or chill and serve within 2 hours.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: ½ cup
Serves 10

Calories: 106; Total fat: 5g; Saturated fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 14mg; Carbohydrates: 16g; Fiber: 4g; Sugars: 4g; Protein: 2g; Potassium: 243mg; Phosphorus: 40mg

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