This a really simple but really flavourful salad. You could also add some feta to it but I was very satisfied without it.
Green Barley and Mushroom Salad (from Allotment2Kitchen)
50g pearl barley
1/4 onion or 1 spring onion, chopped
1 clove garlic chopped
100g mushrooms, sliced
half bunch kale
3 sun-dried tomatoes, sliced
8 olives, halved
Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook the barley according to packet instructions.
Steam the kale and then puree in a blender.
Heat a little oil in a frying pan and add the onion, cook for about 5 mins until translucent. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more min. Add in the mushrooms and cook until golden.
Add the barley, kale, sun-dried tomatoes and olives to the pan and stir to combine. Either eat hot or leave to cool an pack into a lunchbox,