Bulk Foods Recipe: 2016, Farro Salad with Fresh Cherries, Feta and Almond

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*Substitute 2 cups cooked barley, brown rice or quinoa for the farro if desired.
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Try this Farro Salad with Fresh Cherries, Feta and Almond Recipe

Cherries are a good source of fiber, high in antioxidants and are a great source of vitamin C. Superstar Goodness in Every Bite!

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Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Total Time: 45 Minutes
Makes: 6 (about 3/4 cup each) Servings
Bulk Foods Recipe: Bin #2016

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 cup farro, rinsed*
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups fresh Chilean cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 3 tablespoons finely diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

Recipe Instructions:

To make the farro:
1. Combine farro, water and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a medium saucepan.
2. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer, cover and cook until the farro is tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Drain any remaining liquid and fluff with a fork.
3. Spread the farro out on a large rimmed baking sheet to cool for 10 minutes.
4. Meanwhile, whisk vinegar, oil, pepper and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Add cherries, feta, almonds, onion, mint and the farro. Gently stir to combine.

Enjoy!