Chicken & Barley Salad

Chicken combined with barley, broccoli, and dried cranberries drizzled with a raspberry vinaigrette dressing makes a healthy salad supper for your family in less than 30 minutes.

Chicken & Barley Salad
Servings: 4 Prep 5 mins Cook 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quick-cooking barley
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1 package fully cooked, grilled chicken strips (such as Perdue)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup raspberry vinaigrette dressing (such as Wish-Bone Bountifuls)

Make It

1. Bring 3 cups water to boiling in a medium-size saucepan.

2. Stir in barley, reduce heat to medium-high and cook 6 minutes. Add broccoli, and continue to cook for 3 minutes. Stir in cranberries, cook 1 minute, then drain.

3. Transfer barley mixture to a serving bowl, and stir in chicken pieces, walnuts and salt. Pour vinaigrette over salad and gently stir to combine. Serve slightly warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 423, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 40, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 57, fiber (g): 7, pro. (g): 23, sodium (mg): 907, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.