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Protein Power Barley Bowl
Cooking Time: approximately 15-20 minutes
Serving Size: 1 cup (1 "Slice") - Makes about 5 servings
1-15.5 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 cup barley, cooked to package directions
1 cup fresh or frozen/thawed corn kernels
1 orange/red bell pepper, diced
½ cup roasted red peppers, diced
1/3 cup raisins
1 cup pea shoots, chopped
½ cup roasted sweet potato
½ cup grape tomatoes, halved
2 cups watercress or arugula (optional)
½ cup BBQ sauce, prepared
2 tsp tahini
1 TB spicy mango mustard (French’s mustard makes this)
1 TB apple cider vinegar
1 TB water
Combine all ingredients in large bowl.
Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Add the dressing to the barley base and toss well to combine.
Refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until chilled.
Storage and Turn-out
Serve chilled over a bed of greens (optional).
This can be stored up to 3 days under refrigeration.
Courtesy of a friend and colleague, Sydney Allen. Follow her at: http://justwaterplease.wordpress.com