Farro, Cherry, and Walnut Salad

4
Servings
15m
Prep Time
25m
Cook Time
40m
Ready In


"Farro is a quick-cooking grain with a mild flavor. This summer salad is great with grilled meat, poultry, or fish. If you can't find farro, you can substitute wheat berries or quinoa. When fresh cherries are out of season, try this with dried sweetened cranberries. From Cooking Light."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (282.3 g)
  • Calories 281.3
  • Total Fat - 12.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.2 mg
  • Sodium - 239.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 36 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4 g
  • Sugars - 9.2 g
  • Protein - 8.9 g
  • Calcium - 84.4 mg
  • Iron - 3.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 30 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan.

Step 2

Add farro and 1/8 teaspoon salt to boiling water; cook 20-25 minutes or until al dente.

Step 3

Drain; cool at room temperature 15 minutes.

Step 4

Combine farro, cherries, celery, walnuts, and parsley in a large bowl.

Step 5

Combine lemon juice, mustard, honey, pepper, and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, stirring with a whisk.

Step 6

Gradually add oil, stirring constantly with a whisk.

Step 7

Pour dressing over farro mixture; toss to coat.

Step 8

Serve at room temperature or chill in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Tips & Variations


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