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Mediterranean Farro Salad

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 -8 servings 1x

Description

This Mediterranean Farro Salad is filled with fresh ingredients, lots of chewy delicious farro, and it’s tossed with a light Greek vinaigrette. Perfect as a side dish or main course, and for taking with you to a potluck!


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Ingredients

Salad Ingredients:

  • 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 cup uncooked farro, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large cucumber, seeded and finely-diced
  • 2/3 cup finely-diced roasted red peppers
  • 1/2 cup finely-diced sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • half of a small red onion, finely diced (about 2/3 cup)
  • 1/4 cup finely-chopped fresh parsley
  • Greek vinaigrette (see ingredients below)

Greek Vinaigrette Ingredients:

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • pinch of garlic powder
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of black pepper

Instructions

To Make The Salad:

  1. Stir together stock and farro in a medium saucepan, and cook according to package instructions until al dente.  Remove from heat, and drain off any extra stock once the farro is cooked.  Let farro cool for at least 10 minutes.
  2. Transfer farro to a large mixing bowl, and add in remaining ingredients, including the vinaigrette.  Toss until combined.
  3. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

To Make The Greek Vinaigrette:

  1. Whisk all ingredients together until combined.  Use immediately.