ITALIAN FARRO SALAD RECIPE

Italian Farro Salad Recipe is made with feta cheese, kalamata olives, garbanzo beans, veggies, and a simple and tangy vinaigrette dressing. Great for meal prep or a delicious side dish that's ready fast!

Ingredient 

– 1 cup farro – 2 cups water or vegetable broth – 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved – 1/2 cucumber, diced – 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped – 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped – 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped – 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled (optional) – 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil – 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar – Salt and pepper to taste

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Rinse the farro under cold water. In a medium saucepan, bring water or vegetable broth to a boil. Add the farro and reduce heat to low. 

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Cover and simmer for about 20-25 minutes, or until the farro is tender but still chewy.  

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Drain any excess liquid and let the farro cool to room temperature. 

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In a large bowl, combine the cooked farro, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, parsley, and basil. 

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In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine. 

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If using, sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese over the salad. 

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Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

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Serve the Italian Farro Salad chilled or at room temperature. Enjoy! 

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Feel free to adjust the ingredients according to your taste preferences. You can also add other vegetables like bell peppers or olives for extra flavor. Enjoy your delicious and nutritious farro salad!

ITALIAN ROASTED POTATOES 

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