Barley and Lentil Salad with Dried Cranberries and Walnuts

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  • Serves


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    • Ready in

      35 min

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One Pan, Two Plates: More Than 70 Complete Weeknight Meals for Two

By Carla Snyder

Published 2013

  • About

Chewy barley and lentils are full of protein, fiber, and antioxidants, among other good things. They fill you up and keep you full for hours, meatlessly. The addition of sweet dried fruit, a zingy lemon vinaigrette, and fresh green parsley makes this salad a year-round favorite. Who knew cooking grains could be so fast and easy?



  1. Add 2 cups/240 ml water, the barley, lentils, and ¼ tsp salt to a