Suggested Recipes Kidney Bean Recipe

Mediterranean Barley With Dark Red Kidney Beans and Arugula


1 cup uncooked pearl barley
1 cup packed arugula leaves
1 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
3 tbsp finely chopped sundried tomatoes, packed without oil
1 - 15 oz can dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
2 tbsp chopped pistachios


Cook barley according to package directions, omitting salt. Combine barley, arugula, bell pepper, tomatoes, and dark red kidney beans in a large bowl. Combine lemon juice, oil, salt, and crushed red pepper, stirring with a whisk. Drizzle over barley mixture, and toss. Sprinkle with pistachios. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups barley mixture and 1 1/2 teaspoons pistachios).