Barley, Corn, Roasted Poblano and Cherry Tomato Salad

Title: Barley, Corn, Roasted Poblano and Cherry Tomato Salad
Categories: Cooking liv, Import
Yield: 1 Servings

1 c Medium-grain barley
1 Poblano chile, roasted,
-peeled and diced
3 tb White wine vinegar
1 Clove garlic
1/2 Jalapeno, seeded and
-coarsely chopped, or to
1 c Packed cilantro leaves
1/4 c Plus 2 tablespoons vegetable
Salt and freshly ground
-black pepper
4 Scallions, chopped
1 1/2 c Cooked fresh corn kernels
1 pt Red cherry tomatoes, halved
-or quartered

In a large pot bring 6 cups water to a boil, stir in the barley and salt.
Reduce the heat, cover and simmer the barley for 40 minutes or until
tender. Drain the barley and rinse with cold water until it is thoroughly
cooled, drain well. In a blender combine the white wine vinegar, garlic,
jalapeno, cilantro and vegetable oil and blend until smooth. Season to
taste with salt and pepper.

In a large bowl combine the cooked barley and the dressing, mixing well.
Stir in the scallions, corn and tomatoes and season to taste. Chill the
salad, covered, and serve.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Recipe by: Cooking Live Show #8891 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #628 by
“Angele and Jon Freeman” on May 31, 1997