One of our easy favorites to make as a side or serve with your favorite chips.
¾ cup of quick cooking Barley.
Prepare Barley according to the package directions. Allow to cool before combining with other ingredients.
1 can of Red Kidney Beans, rinsed
1 can of Black Beans, rinsed
1 can of corn, drained but not rinsed
Rinse, drain and transfer to a large bowl. Feel free to use fresh when in season.
1 Large red pepper chopped
6 green onions chopped
1/3 cup of cilantro minced. Parsley is a good substitute
¾ cup of Olive Oil
1/3 cup of Red Wine Vinegar
2 Garlic cloves minced
¾ teaspoon of salt
½ teaspoon of Red Pepper Flakes
¼ teaspoon of Black Pepper
Combine ingredients by whisking together in a small bowl, then pour over salad. Toss to coat and chill until serving.
This salad is camping friendly as you can prepare and make ahead several days.