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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.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: mediterranean farro salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 195kcal


  • 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