Chicken, Green Bean, Corn and Farro Salad with Goat Cheese

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 335.0
  • Total Fat: 15.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 63.0 mg
  • Sodium: 414.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.1 g
  • Protein: 29.5 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    1/2 cup semi-pearled farro* or spelt berries
    3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
    8 ounces skinless boneless chicken breast halves
    12 ounces green beans, trimmed, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
    2 cups fresh yellow corn kernels (cut from 2 to 3 ears of corn)
    3 green onions, thinly sliced (about 3/4 cup)
    1 tablespoon minced fresh marjoram
    1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
    2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
    2 tablespoons minced shallot
    1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    4 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled (about 1 1/4 cups)

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Cook farro in medium saucepan of boiling salted water until just tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain; cool.
Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon oil in heavy medium skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken to skillet; cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 8 minutes per side. Cool, then cut into 1/2- to 3/4-inch cubes. Cook green beans in large saucepan of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Drain. Rinse under cold water to cool; drain. Transfer beans to kitchen towel; pat dry.
Mix farro, chicken, and green beans in large bowl; add corn and green onions.
Combine remaining 2 tablespoons oil, marjoram, and 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt in small bowl. Press with back of spoon to release flavor. Whisk in vinegar, shallot, and mustard. Pour over salad in bowl; toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. DO AHEAD: Salad can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill.
Divide chilled or room-temperature salad among plates. Sprinkle with goat cheese.

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Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LESLEYMP.

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    I just made a really similar receipe, and it was fantastic. I'll try this one next time! I love the addition of goat cheese. - 10/20/10