2 1/2 cups water
1 cup Quaker quick barley
Dash of salt
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper, tomato, and red onion
1/4 black beans
your favorite southwest seasoning
Bring water to a boil and add barley and salt. Boil for 10-12 minutes. Reduce to a simmer and add the rest of your ingredients. Serve as a side dish. Makes 3 servings.