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Farro Salad with Feta and Citrus Vinaigrette
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5 from 2 votes

Winter Farro Salad with Feta and Citrus Vinaigrette

Winter Farro Salad with Feta and Citrus Vinaigrette has a lot going on. The nuttiness of farro shines through in contrast to the sweetness of the winter fruit. Feta gives it just that little bit of zestiness needed to make this a well rounded salad that is as much at home as a side on your dinner table, or as the star of the show at a picnic.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Anytime
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 192kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Farro, uncooked
  • 1 large orange, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 large pear, diced
  • 2 large celery stalks, diced
  • ½ cup unsweetened dried cranberries
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ⅓-1/2 cup orange and thyme dressing
  • cup feta cheese
  • big pinch of coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper to serve

Instructions

  • Prepare farro according to directions. Let cool completely in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Add chopped orange, pear, celery, cranberries and pumpkin seeds to cooled farro. Gently toss with Orange and Thyme Vinaigrette. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve immediately at room temperature or chilled. If not serving immediately, you may need to add some additional dressing to freshen it up before serving. But be sure to add the dressing before refrigeration to prevent the pears from browning.

Nutrition

Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.9g | Protein: 6.9g | Fat: 7.7g | Saturated Fat: 2.3g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 112mg | Sugar: 8.1g