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Beetroot, barley, lentil and hazelnut salad

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  • Vegetarian
  • Dairy free
  • Egg free
  • Lactose free
  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Soy free

This delicious salad is packed full of goodness. It makes a great side, or it can be upgraded to a filling main with your choice of protein.

  • Serves6
  • Cook time20 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Fresh beetroot, barley, lentil and hazelnut salad, garnished with orange zest.


  • 1/2 cup (100g) French-style lentils
  • 1/2 cup (100g) pearl barley
  • 1 orange, zested, juiced
  • 2 tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) walnut oil or olive oil
  • 1 bunch beetroot, trimmed, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch radishes, thinly sliced
  • 120g pkt baby rocket leaves
  • 1/2 cup (70g) hazelnuts, toasted, chopped

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  1. Step 1

    Place the lentils in a saucepan over high heat. Cover with water. Bring to the boil. Cook for 20 mins or until tender. Refresh under cold water. Drain well.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, place the barley in a separate saucepan over high heat. Cover with water and bring to the boil. Cook for 20 mins or until tender. Refresh under cold water. Drain well.
  3. Step 3

    Place orange juice, vinegar, mustard, honey and oil in a screw-top jar. Seal and shake until well combined. Season.
  4. Step 4

    Arrange the lentils, barley, beetroot, radish, rocket and hazelnut on a large serving platter. Drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with the orange zest.

    Make it a main: to turn this side into a filling meal, serve it with chargrilled beef sausages or thinly sliced roast beef.

Nutrition Information


Energy: 1446kJ/346 Cals (17%)

Protein: 9g (18%)

Fat: 21g (30%)

Sat fat: 1g (4%)

Carb: 27g (9%)

Sugar: 9g (10%)

Fibre: 8g (27%)

Sodium: 107mg (5%)