Farro Salad Recipe With Sundried Tomatoes: A Healthy Ancient Grain Salad Recipe by 30Seconds Food

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Farro Salad Recipe With Sundried Tomatoes: A Healthy Ancient Grain Salad Recipe

Farro is an ancient grain that's packed with healthy fiberprotein, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. This easy farro salad recipe has a flavorful dressing, fresh herbs, crunchy pine nuts and sun-dried tomatoes.

Serve this easy farro salad recipe as a light lunch or as a side dish with your favorite protein. You could even add some shredded chicken or grilled shrimp to the salad.

Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4 to 6


  • 1 cup pearled farro
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jar (7 - 8 ounces) sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped (reserve the oil)
  • 2 tablespoons reserved sun-dried tomato oil 
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh herbs or chopped arugula
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • crumbled feta cheese, for garnish (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put the farro, salt and water into a saucepot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until farro is tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. Combine the balsamic vinegar, garlic and reserved tomato oil in a small bowl. Whisk to combine. Pour over the farro and toss to combine. 
  3. Add the herbs, sun-dried tomatoes and pine nuts. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with feta cheese before serving, if desired. 

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Elisa Schmitz
This looks so healthy and delicious. On my to-make list!
This reminds me of couscous. What a cool recipe.
Delicious idea 😋
This is awesome I made this last weekend as part of my meal prep for the upcoming week. I was surprised at how many people who have never heard of farro ...wound up with a lot of tasters. Personally I loved it
Elisa Schmitz
It is interesting that farro is so under the radar. It’s good and good for you! So glad you enjoyed this recipe, Tex . We appreciate your feedback very much!

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