Warm barley and chickpea salad with roasted veggies

6 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 35 mins
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The belly filling feel good salad.

By Food24 November 27 2013
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Ingredients (8)

500 g mixed vegetables — roasted
salt and freshly ground black pepper
250 ml pearl barley
125 ml pesto — coriander
1 chickpeas — tinned, drained and rinsed
200 g feta cheese — Danish, cubed
1 olive oil — extra virgin
lemon — juice only
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Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Make sure the veggies are all a similar size and place in an even layer onto a roasting tray. Drizzle with olive oil and season well.

Roast for +- 35 minutes until veggies are tender and caramelized.

Cook the barley in a pot of salted water for +- 25 minutes, then drain and rinse.

Combine the barley, pesto, veggies, chickpeas, feta, olive oil and lemon juice and season well.

Delicious warm or cold.

Try with basil or sundried tomato pesto.
Great salad for a braai.
Delicious with grilled fish or chicken.

Recipe by Carey Boucher Erasmus (@bitsofcarey) and published in Crush online magazine.

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