Marla Meridith

June 8, 2019



This Vegetarian Greek Barley Salad recipe is the perfect addition to any spring and summer meal planning and entertaining. MarlaMeridith.com
This Vegetarian Greek Barley Salad recipe is the perfect addition to any spring and summer meal planning and entertaining. MarlaMeridith.com
This Vegetarian Greek Barley Salad recipe is the perfect addition to any spring and summer meal planning and entertaining. MarlaMeridith.com

Recipe: Greek Barley Salad

By Marla Meridith  , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,     ,

June 8, 2019

Vegetarian Greek Barley Salad recipe is healthy and delicious! Great for summer entertaining as a side or main dish.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yields: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups barley, cooked to package directions

1/2 tsp grated lemon zest

2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

2 tbsp chopped fresh dill, plus more for serving

pinch of sugar

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 Persian cucumbers, thinly sliced

1 cup halved grape tomatoes

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives, cut in half

4 ounces sheep or goat feta cheese, crumbled, plus more for serving

2 tbsp chopped fresh mint

4-6 sliced pepperoncini

Directions

1Cook the barley to package directions, transfer to a large serving bowl and set aside.

2For the dressing: In a bowl whisk together the lemon zest, lemon juice, dill and sugar. Whisk in the olive oil until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

3Toss the barley with the salad dressing. Fold in the cucumber, tomato, onion, olives, cheese, mint and pepperoncini. Season with more salt and pepper to taste if desired.

4Garnish with more crumbled feta cheese and dill. Serve cold or at room temperature.

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