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A Bowl of Mediterranean Barley Salad featuring grape tomatoes, purple onions, cucumbers, and feta with a Lemon Dill Dressing. The

Mediterranean Barley Salad

From TheIncredibleBulks.com

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 237kcal
Lemon, Dill and Feta give this barley salad a mediterranean twist.


  • 1 cucumber, diced into bite size pieces
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, sliced in half
  • cup sliced purple onion
  • ½ cup feta cheese plus more for garnishing
  • 1 ½ cup cooked barley
  • cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 2 tablespoon fresh dill (or 2 teaspoon dried)
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a small bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest and dill.
  • Chop all veggies and combine in a large bowl. Add the barley and feta cheese. Pour olive oil combination over the top and stir to evenly mix. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Garnish individual servings with more feta cheese if desired.


This salad can be served immediately, but I find that it tastes better if it rests in the fridge for an hour.  The flavors have more time to blend and the barley gets less chewy.  


Sodium: 114mg | Calcium: 84mg | Sugar: 2.7g | Fiber: 6.9g | Potassium: 357mg | Cholesterol: 8mg | Calories: 237kcal | Fat: 11.4g | Protein: 6.5g | Carbohydrates: 29.8g | Iron: 2mg