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Menu Plan for Summer I: Week 3, Wednesday

Tuna Barley Salad
Fresh Fruit

Cooking time:  20 minutes for menu           Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

          I always have frozen peas on hand for tossing in a salad. 

Tuna Barley Salad 

Total time: 30 minutes
    This is a variation on the traditional Tuna Macaroni Salad. It's lots healthier and we like the chewy barley.... Use quick-cooking pearl barley, which takes about 15 minutes. 

Tuna Barley Salad Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Fresh Fruit

Your choice - peaches, watermelon, maybe?

Cooking schedule: 20 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
scissors, small bowl, 2 small saucepans with lids
,
large bowl, strainer

Cook barley
Cook eggs
Put peas in strainer, thaw in hot water
Open tuna, drain

Cut tomatoes
Roughly chop celery
Snip chives, basil
Make dressing
When barley is done, put into bowl
When eggs are done, cool, peel. chop
Add tuna, peas, eggs, tomatoes, herbs, celery, stir
Add Dressing to salad, stir, Serve
Don't forget the fruit!