Mediterranean Farro Salad Recipe – NomNomNom

Posted: December 26, 2013 in NERDSTEAK - Straight Up Food
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Mediterranean Farro Salad

2 cups cooked Farro
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
3 tablespoons olive oil
3/4 cup Feta cheese, coarsely crumbled
2/3 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
1/2 cup toasted walnut halves, coarsely chopped
1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, rehydrated and thinly sliced

Cook Farro to the package instructions, then let cool to room temperature.
Whisk vinegar, mustard, salt, black pepper, garlic, oregano, zest and red pepper flakes together in a large bowl.  Continue whisking, and slowly add the olive oil until creamy and thoroughly mixed.  Add the Farro and remaining ingredients into the bowl, then toss until evenly coated.  Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.

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Comments
  1. Laura says:

    Looks delicious – perfect for the day after Christmas!

  2. aishasoasis says:

    I’ve never heard of farro, but this looks just like ‘lisan asfour’ pasta – lisan means sparrows’s tongue, as it resembles the tiny tongue of a bird. It is prepared as a macaroni, usually cooked in a nice broth. I’ll try it for your recipe, this looks delicious!

  3. That looks and sounds fantastic

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