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5 from 1 vote

Caprese Farro Salad

This simple Caprese Farro Salad comes together so easily and is full of flavor and hearty farro. A perfect side dish for your favorite piece of meat, or a great addition to any dinner party spread!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 280kcal
Author: Lorie Yarro

Ingredients

  • 1 c Farro uncooked
  • 1 c cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1 large handful baby spinach
  • 1/2 c mozzaraella pearls or 1/2 inch mozzarella cubes
  • 1/3 c fresh basil chopped
  • 3-4 T olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 T balsamic vinegar
  • Sea salt and cracked pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook farro according to package instructions.
  • When farro is ready, drain and then toss spinach with farro in a medium bowl to wilt spinach.
  • Add in garlic, basil, tomatoes, balsamic, olive oil and salt and pepper. Toss to coat all ingredients.
  • Allow to cool for a few minutes and then add in mozzarella and toss to combine.
  • You can eat this slightly warm or allow to chill for 15-20 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 311IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2mg