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Italian Farro Salad

Italian Farro Salad
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 8

Try this delicious and refreshing salad made with the ancient grain farro! It can be made up to 4 hours ahead of time. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Farro

1 1/2
cups uncooked farro
4
cups water

Dressing

1/4
cup red wine vinegar
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
clove garlic, finely chopped

Salad

1
can (14 oz) Progresso™ artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
1
pint grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise
3/4
cup chopped red onion
1/2
cup (3 oz) mozzarella pearls or bocconcini (small fresh mozzarella cheese balls)

Steps

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  • 1
    In Dutch oven, heat Farro ingredients to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 25 to 30 minutes or until farro is tender; drain and place in large heatproof bowl. Stir occasionally, and allow to cool to almost room temperature, about 35 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix Dressing ingredients; refrigerate while making salad.
  • 3
    Toss Salad ingredients in bowl of farro. Toss with Dressing.

Expert Tips

  • If you have trouble finding mozzarella pearls or bocconcini, you can purchase a larger ball of mozzarella and cut into small pieces.
  • Can’t find farro? Pearled barley or wheat berries can be substituted. Cook the grains as directed on package.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Potassium
260mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
6g
25%
Sugars
2g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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