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!
- 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
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.
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