Peach-Cucumber-Barley Salad

Number of Servings: 4 (623 g)
Active Time: 20 min
Total Time: 45 min.

Make this salad at the peak of summer. Sweet peaches and cold-crisp cucumber set chewy barley off to perfection.


  • 1 cup pearl barley
  • 1¾ cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1¼ cups water
  • 1 seedless cucumber (English)
  • 2 ripe peaches
  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 can (15 oz.) chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 1 head Boston lettuce, leaves separated


  1. Place barley in 4-quart saucepan. Cook on medium until toasted, stirring (5 minutes).
  2. Stir in broth and water. Heat to boiling on high. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until tender (35 minutes). Drain if necessary, and cool slightly.
  3. Meanwhile, scoop out and discard soft center from cucumber, then cut into 1/4″ pieces. Pit and chop peaches. Cut tomatoes in quarters. Very finely chop basil.
  4. In large bowl, whisk vinegar, oil, and salt. Add barley and toss until well coated. Cool until no longer hot, then add cucumber, peaches, tomatoes, and chickpeas, tossing until well combined. Serve over lettuce leaves.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 623 g

Amount per serving
Calories 365
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 350mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 69g 25%
Dietary Fiber 16g 57%
Total Sugars 14g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 39g
Protein 12g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 102.5mg 8%
Iron 3.2mg 15%
Potassium 890mg 20%
Vitamin A 186.1mcg 20%
Vitamin C 29.5mg 30%
Vitamin E 2mg 15%
Vitamin K 90.4mcg 80%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 6.6mg 45%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 102.3mcg 26%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 7.9mcg 25%
Chloride 112.6mg 4%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 237.7mg 20%
Iodine 3.6mcg 2%
Magnesium 93.2mg 20%
Zinc 2mg 20%
Selenium 21.1mcg 40%
Copper 0.6mg 70%
Manganese 1.6mg 70%
Chromium 1.8mcg 6%
Molybdenum 9.9mcg 20%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Tomatoes, Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (water, Organic Carrots, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree (organic Tomatoes, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Organic Spices, Organic Sea Salt), Peaches, Water, Chickpeas (prepared Chick Peas, Water, Salt, Calcium Chloride (firming Agent), Disodium Edta Added To Promote Color Retention), Cucumber, Pearled Barley, Lettuce, Cider Vinegar, Basil, Soybean Oil, Salt.

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