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With its nutty flavor and chewy texture, farro is a sturdy companion for hearty greens like kale in this vegetarian friendly salad.

Recipe by Nancy Hughes
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook farro according to package directions. Place the chickpeas in a colander. Drain the farro over the chickpeas and run under cold water to cool farro quickly and rinse the beans. Drain well.

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  • In a large bowl combine the farro mixture with the greens, tomatoes, oil, lemon juice, and garlic. Top with cheese. Season to taste.

Tips

Note: This may be served as a hot entree, if you prefer. The cheese will melt slightly and the greens will wilt while tossing.

Nutrition Facts

461 calories; fat 21g; cholesterol 25mg; saturated fat 6g; carbohydrates 51g; mono fat 11g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 8g; sugars 5g; protein 16g; vitamin a 1354.3IU; vitamin c 29mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 0.9mg; vitamin b6 0.3mg; folate 44.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.5mcg; sodium 419mg; potassium 305mg; calcium 243mg; iron 2.1mg.
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