Farro Bean Salad Recipe

Farro is a delicious grain that has a rich, nutty flavor. This healthy farro bean salad is a high-protein side dish….

Special Diets: Heart Healthy Recipe

Category: Side Dishes, Soups & Salads, and Heart Healthy

Ingredients

8 servings

  • 1 1/4 cups uncooked farro, rinsed and drained
  • 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 can (15 oz) white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 kale leaves, chopped fine

Directions

In a medium saucepan, combine farro and vegetable broth; bring to a boil. Add bay leaf and 1/8 teaspoon of the salt. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes, or until the farro is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove the bay leaf.In a large bowl, combine cooked farro and the remaining ingredients, including the remaining 1/8 teaspoon of salt. Stir well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve chilled.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size about 1 cup

Amount Per Serving

Calories
197
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    4g
    6%
  • Saturated Fat
    0
    0%
  • Cholesterol
    0
    0%
  • Sodium
    286mg
    12%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    11%
  • Dietary Fiber
    5g
    20%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    8g
    16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.