Mediterranean Farro Salad
Mediterranean Farro Salad made with herbs, tomatoes, and a balsamic vinaigrette is a delicious and hearty salad with farro as the star. Farr is an ancient grain packed with fiber, iron and protein making it an excellent choice for those on a vegan or plant-based diet.
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup pearled farro
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 pint organic cherry tomatoes halved
- 1 organic green pepper diced
- 6 scallions chopped finely chopped finely
- 1 cup organic flat leaf parsley finely chopped
- ¼ cup of balsamic vinegar
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic minced
Combine water, farro and salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. Drain any access water, and transfer to a bowl to cool. You can rinse the farro with cool water to cool more quickly.
While farro is cooking, chop the cherry tomatoes, green pepper, scallions, and parsley.
Combine the balsamic vinegar, olive oil and chopped garlic in a small bowl. Whisk with a fork to combine into a vinaigrette.
When farro has cooled combine with the vegetables, and toss with the vinaigrette. Serve at room temperature.
Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 409mg | Potassium: 415mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1692IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg