Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep Time
11 Mins
Cook Time
10 Mins
Yield
4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)

For an extra kick, substitute 1 finely chopped poblano chile pepper for the green bell pepper, and add the ground red pepper.

Beans and barley are great sources of dietary fiber. Fiber aids in digestion and keeps you feeling full so you won't snack throughout the day.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook barley according to package directions, omitting salt. Drain barley in a colander, and rinse with cold water until completely cooled.

Step 2

Combine black beans, next 6 ingredients, and, if desired, cilantro and red pepper in a medium bowl. Add barley to black bean mixture; toss gently.

Cooking Light Superfast Suppers

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