Barley, Walnut and Golden Beetroot Salad

Chanukah - Barley, Walnut and Golden Beetroot Salad

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Serves: 4

1½ cups pearl barley
2L vegetable stock
4 small golden beetroot
1 cup walnuts, toasted
1 bunch parsley, roughly chopped
½ bunch mint leaves, roughly chopped
125g sheep’s feta, crumbled
juice of 1 lemon
2 Tbsp walnut oil
1 tsp Herbes de Provence
sea salt flakes and freshly-ground black pepper


1 Combine the barley and stock in a medium saucepan and bring to a simmer. Cook for 30 minutes, then drain. Allow to cool. Scrub the beetroot, then slice very finely on a mandoline.
2 Mix the barley, beetroot, walnuts, herbs and feta in a large bowl. Whisk the lemon juice, oil and Herbes de Provence in a second bowl, season with salt and pepper, then drizzle over.