Tuna, Barley and Black Bean Salad

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Tuna, Barley and Black Bean Salad

Tuna, Barley and Black Bean Salad
Number of Servings: 4 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: Maureen Bligh
Food Groups: Vegetables, Grains, Protein
Main Ingredient: Bean & Legume
Meal Type: Salads & Dressings
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Fiber
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes)

This recipe can be made up days ahead and add the romaine just before serving.


1 cup quick cooking pearled Barley
3 tablespoons Vegetable oil
2 tablespoons distilled white Vinegar
2 teaspoons each grated, peeled Ginger and Soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon Sugar
1/4 teaspoon minced Garlic

1 can (about 16 ounces) Black beans, rinsed and drained
1 small red bell Pepper, finely chopped
2 cups thinly sliced Romaine lettuce
1 can (about 6 1/2 ounces) water-packed chunk light Tuna


Cook barley in 2 cups water as directed on box. Cool, stirring occasionally. Whisk Dressing ingredients in a large bowl until blended. Add remaining ingredients. Toss gently to mix and coat.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 412
Total Fat: 15g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 9 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 647 mg
Carbohydrates: 50 g
Protein: 23 g
Fiber: 13 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 67 mg

Cook's Notes: