This Mexican Quinoa Salad with Farro and Barley is healthy, easy to make and makes a great vegetarian side dish or lunch in under 30 minutes.
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Mexican Quinoa Salad with Farro and Barley

This Mexican Quinoa Salad with Farro and Barley is healthy, easy to make and makes a great vegetarian side dish or lunch in under 30 minutes.
Prep Time25 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Lunch, Salad, Side
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 168kcal
Author: Isabel Eats

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cup farro, cooked
  • 1 cup barley, cooked
  • 1/2 large cucumber, chopped
  • 1 cup baby tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup radishes, chopped
  • 1/3 cup crumbled Cotija cheese

For the dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • pinch of sea salt
  • pinch of ground black pepper
  • 1 medium lime, juiced (about 2 tablespoons)

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, add quinoa, farro, barley, cucumbers, tomatoes, radishes and cotija cheese. Stir together and set aside.
  • For the dressing: in a small bowl, add olive oil, white wine vinegar, dried oregano, cilantro, sea salt, black pepper and lime juice. Whisk until combined.
  • Pour the dressing onto the mixed salad and stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes until chilled, or enjoy immediately.

Notes


Nutrition Facts
Mexican Quinoa Salad with Farro and Barley
Amount Per Serving
Calories 168 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 3g12%
Protein 5g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Fiber: 3g