Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Episode: Just Barley
Total:
1 hr 2 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 1/2 to 4 cups cooked and cooled barley
  • 1 small head fennel, julienned
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup cooked and crumbled bacon, approximately 4 slices
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice and a pinch of kosher salt. Add the olive oil and whisk to combine. Set aside.

Combine the barley, fennel, pine nuts, Parmesan, bacon and parsley in a large mixing bowl. Add the dressing and stir to combine. Season, to taste, with the salt and pepper. Serve immediately or allow to sit in the refrigerator for up to 1 hour.

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