It’s already May, and you would think it’s March the way the weather is here. Alas, that will not alter my Springtime recipe creations. Hence the name of this recipe. Spring Shrimp Asparagus Couscous Salad.
Once again Mother Nature was at it here in the mid-west! It snowed on Saturday!!!!!! And I mean enough for the weather service to issue a Winter Storm Warning!!! I will not be dissuaded from making Spring salads. Orange Chicken Orzo Salad was born on a snowy April day!
All of this cruddy weather has made it hard to get in the Springtime mode. Anything too complicated is just too complicated!! This salad is crazy easy.
Still cold (when will it end?) but wishing for salad season Roasted Broccoli Barley Salad covers your need for comfort and your yen for a salad.
Barley is one of those grains that does not get its just rewards. With its chewy texture and nutty flavor, barley is a delicious whole grain. Nutritious and healthy, with lots of fiber and many trace minerals like selenium, manganese, and phosphorus. We use it in our Hamburger Soup. Continue reading “Roasted Broccoli Barley Salad”