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Fall Farro Grain Salad

Fall Flavors Farro Grain Salad


  • Author: Amy RD, LDN
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

This hearty grain salad is full of fall flavors and packed with nutrients.


Ingredients

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Salad:

  • 1 cup Farro
  • 1/4 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1/4 cup Raw Pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 Granny Smith Apple, diced
  • 1/2 cup Raw Baby Spinach
  • 1/4 cup Goat Cheese or Feta (Optional)

Vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1/8 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Ground Black Pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook the farro according to the package directions.
  2. While the farro cooks, prep the rest of the salad
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients, set aside.
  4. Once the farro is finished cooking, drain off any excess liquid and place farro into a large bowl.
  5. Pour the vinaigrette over top the farro and stir with a wooden spoon or spatula.
  6. Add the dice apple, dried cranberries, pecans, spinach and cheese (if using) to the farro. Stir with spatula to combine.
  7. Cover the salad and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Category: Lunch, Salad

Nutrition

  • Calories: 209
  • Sugar: 6
  • Sodium: 10
  • Fat: 4
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 32
  • Fiber: 5
  • Protein: 5
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: Farro, Salad, Grain Salad,

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