Escarole Barley Toss

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Escarole Barley Salad is a healthy lunch barley salad with lots of fresh escarole, Asiago cheese, and then finished with a delicious spicy dressing.


1 cup dried barley
2 cups slivered escarole
1/4 red onion, sliced thin
1/2 cup cubed Asiago cheese
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon Tabasco hot sauce
Salt and pepper


1) Cook barley according to package. Let cool slightly and stir in oil and Tabasco.

2) Sliver escarole and onions and cube cheese into tiny cubes at 1/4-inch or smaller.

3) Stir veggies and cheese into the barley and season with salt and pepper.

Serve immediately or chill and serve cold.