Barley Salad with Radishes and Garlic Scapes

Garlic scapes are the flower stalks of garlic plants, and are one of those lovely surprises at the spring market. When cut into pieces and sauteed, they act like a vegetable – crunchy and mildly garlicky.
By Rachel Crawford

Barley Salad with Radishes and Garlic Scapes

If you can’t find garlic scapes, this salad would be delicious with pieces of asparagus or green onions instead.

Barley Salad with Radishes and Garlic Scapes
 
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Garlic scapes are the flower stalks of garlic plants, and are one of those lovely surprises at the spring market. When cut into pieces and sauteed, they act like a vegetable - crunchy and mildly garlicky.
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Recipe Type: Side
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • Pecorino
  • Barley
  • Garlic scapes
  • Lemon
  • Radishes
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook barley in water or stock. Drain.
  2. Trim radishes and cut into quarters. Cut garlic scapes into 1" pieces.
  3. Saute garlic scapes and radishes in olive oil over high heat until beginning to brown at the edges.
  4. Toss with barley, season with lemon, salt, and pepper.
  5. Drizzle with olive oil and top with chunks of pecorino.
  6. Eat.
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