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


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.



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


  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.


{Recipe adapted from Giada De Laurentiis – Food Network}

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