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Farro & Strawberry Salad

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This Farro & Strawberry Salad is so light and refreshing! Made with fresh strawberries, basil and a citrus vinaigrette, it’s the perfect side dish for a Summer BBQ party.


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Ingredients

Salad Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of farro
  • 1 1/2 cup of chicken brother {low sodium}
  • 13 strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 4 oz. of goat cheese, crumbed
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of basil, chopped

For the Dressing:

  • 1 T. orange zest
  • 1/4 cup of orange juice
  • 1 T. of honey or agave nectar
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt
  • 1/4 tsp. of pepper
  • 3 T. of olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized saucepan add chicken broth and dry farro to pot.
  2. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer. Cook for 30 minutes.
  3. Fluff the farro with a fork, transfer to a bowl, and allow farro to cool.
  4. In the meantime, hull and quarter strawberries.
  5. Chop basil and pecans, set aside.
  6. In a small bowl to start make the dressing: whisk orange zest, orange juice, honey or agave, salt, pepper, and olive oil.
  7. Pour the dressing over the farro and add the strawberries, basil, pecans, and crumbled goat cheese.


Notes

{Recipe adapted from Giada De Laurentiis – Food Network}

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