Medjool Date & Barley Waldorf Salad Medjool Date & Barley Waldorf Salad
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Medjool Date & Barley Waldorf Salad



  • 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) water
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) pearled barley
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and cut into ½-inch (1 cm) pieces
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup (250 mL) pitted and quartered Natural Delights Medjool Dates
  • 1 cup (250 mL) celery, diced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) red seedless grapes, halved lengthwise
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) coarsely chopped fresh dill
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) walnut pieces, toasted and chopped
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Cooking Instructions

  1. Bring water to a boil, add barley and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for about 45 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to rest for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and transfer to a bowl to cool completely.
  2. Add apple and lemon juice to barley and stir to combine. Add dates, celery, grapes, yogurt, dill and pepper; stir until combined evenly.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or overnight to allow flavors to blend. To serve, garnish with walnuts.

Serve immediately.

Serves 4


Medjool Date & Barley Waldorf Salad

Nutrition Information: Medjool Date & Barley Waldorf Salad