Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep Time
11 Mins
Cook Time
10 Mins
4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)

For an extra kick, substitute 1 finely chopped poblano chile pepper for the green bell pepper, and add the ground red pepper.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook barley according to package directions, omitting salt. Drain barley in a colander, and rinse with cold water until completely cooled.

Step 2

Combine black beans, next 6 ingredients, and, if desired, cilantro and red pepper in a medium bowl. Add barley to black bean mixture; toss gently.

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Ratings & Reviews

earrational's Review

September 09, 2011
Made exactly as written. My hubby particularly liked it and it pureed well for my infant.

Tianna's Review

May 05, 2010
This is a very easy summer recipe that is very light and refreshing. Would definitely serve to friends and will cook many times again.