Mains, Sides, Starters, Vegetarian

Barley Salad with Pan Fried Baby Carrots

Cooking method:

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total time: 38 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 2 people

Barley Salad with Pan Fried Baby Carrots

Try a different take on a salad using barley and carrots. Packed with flavour, it is the perfect lunchtime meal.


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Sesame, Dairy


  • 3/4 cup dried barley
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • To taste salt and pepper

For the salad

  • A handful baby tomatoes
  • 1/3 fresh cucumber
  • A handful radish, sliced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 10 baby carrots

For the carrots

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • To taste salt and pepper
  • Sesame seeds
  • Fresh herbs

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  • Step 1

    To cook the barley, add all the ingredients to the Ninja Foodi Multi-Cooker cooking pot. Mix them well. Assemble the pressure cooker lid, set the temperature on high and timer for 16 minutes

  • Step 2

    While the barley is cooking, fry the carrots and chop the rest of the ingredients

  • Step 3

    When barley is cooked, carefully quick release the pressure. Once released, remove the lid and leave to cool down for couple of minutes

  • Step 4

    Assemble the salad. You either serve straight away or put it in a lunchbox for another day – it should keep in the fridge for up to 3 days