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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 161.7
  • Total Fat: 8.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.7 mg
  • Sodium: 416.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 5.1 g

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BL Red Team Farro Salad

Submitted by: DALI3519
BL Red Team Farro Salad

Introduction

This salad is versatile, you can use any fresh veggies you have on hand and it will still come out delicious! This salad is versatile, you can use any fresh veggies you have on hand and it will still come out delicious!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    4 cups water
    10 ounces Farro (about 1 1/2 cups)
    1 tsp salt, plus more to taste
    2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
    1 cup scallions, chopped
    1 cup red pepper, chopped
    1 cup Red Kidney beans, canned, rinsed, drained
    1/4 cup cilantro (can substitute parsley, mint, or basil)
    1 garlic clove, minced
    1 cucumber, peeled,chopped and seeded
    2 slices Baby Swiss Cheese, cut in strips (can substitute other cheeses)
    2 tbsp Balsalmic Vinegar
    Black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
    1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil (about 4 tbsp)

Directions

Combine the water and farro in a medium saucepan. Add 1 teaspoon of salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the farro is tender, about 30 minutes. Drain well, and then transfer to a large bowl to cool.

Add the tomatoes, scallions, cucumber, cilantro, beans, and red pepper to the farro, and toss to combine. Top with cheese.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the garlic, vinegar, 1/8 tsp salt, pepper, and olive oil. Add the vinaigrette to the salad and toss to coat.



Serving Size: Makes 8 1-cup servings






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