Dec 122011
 mixedfruit 300x184 Delightful Fruit and Barley Salad
This recipes makes a tasty sweet side dish, quick lunch or even have it for breakfast. It is pretty and tasty enough to bring with you to a holiday buffet (served at room temperature), and can be easily doubled to serve more guests.
Fruit and Barley Salad (serves 6)
Combine the following ingredients:
1 cup barley (cooked 30-40 min until tender), (substitute: 1 cup cooked Ancient Harvest Organic Quinoa)
1 can mandarin oranges (substitute 2 or 3 clementines, peel, separate wedges and cut each wedge in half)
1 bunch scallion (diced finely)
1 cup dried cranberries (substituted your favorite dried fruit such as 1 cup dried pineapple or mango, or a combination of fruits)
Optional – add handful finely chopped walnuts or almond slivers, handful of shredded cocunut
Whisk together 1 cup orange marmalade, 1/3 apple cider vinegar, 1 cup olive oil.
Pour over barley and fruit and mix thoroughly.
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