Category Archives: Raisins

Fiesta Barley Salad

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Picture from https://www.foodhero.org/recipes/fiesta-barley-salad

Ingredients
1 cup dry barley
3 cups water
1/4 cup raisins, or other dried fruit
1 cup frozen peas, or other vegetables (fresh, frozen or canned)
2 cups lettuce, washed and chopped
1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
1/2 cup green onions, sliced thin (can use any onions)
1 tablespoon vinegar (rice vinegar or any others)
3 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions
1. Place barley and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to boil, then turn to low. Cook (with lid on) for 45 minutes.
2. Rinse cooked barley briefly in cold water. Drain.
3. Add remaining ingredients. Toss well.
4. Season with salt and pepper.
5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2-3 hours.
Yield: 13 servings

Nutritional Information
Per serving: 2/3 cup
Calories 120
Fat 4g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 25mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
Fiber 4g
Sugar 5g
Protein 3g

Broccoli and Everything Salad

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Picture from https://www.foodhero.org/recipes/broccoli-and-everything-salad

Ingredients
1 cup raw broccoli, chopped
1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1 cup cooked ham, chicken or turkey
1/4 cup light mayonnaise
1/4 cup plain, nonfat yogurt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon vinegar

Directions
1. In a large bowl mix together broccoli, carrot, celery, raisins, onion and meat.
2. Mix together mayonnaise, yogurt, sugar and vinegar in a separate bowl.
3. Add mayonnaise mixture to salad and mix well.
4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2-3 hours.
Yield: 8 servings

Nutrition Information
Per serving: 2/3 cup
Calories 110
Fat 4g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 280 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 2g
Sugar 11g
Protein 5g