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Apple Farro Salad

This hearty apple farro salad taste like fall. The warm farro mixed with the crisp apple makes a perfect pairing and will be a great addition to any holiday meal. This also makes a great easy-to-pack lunch.

Tasty Team
November 05, 2019
Total Time

40 minutes

40 min

Prep Time

30 minutes

30 min

Cook Time

10 minutes

10 min

Apple Farro Salad
Total Time

40 minutes

40 min

Prep Time

30 minutes

30 min

Cook Time

10 minutes

10 min

Ingredients

for 4 servings

Dressing

  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • ¼ cup neutral oil (60 mL), such as canola or avocado oil

Salad

  • 3 cups farro (600 g), cooked
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided, plus more to taste
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 medium honeycrisp apples, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup toasted hazelnuts (75 g), roughly chopped
  • ⅓ cup fresh mint leaf (15 g), torn
  • 4 oz goat cheese (130 g), crumbled

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 818
  • Fat 33g
  • Carbs 121g
  • Fiber 21g
  • Sugar 20g
  • Protein 21g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Make the dressing: In a medium bowl whisk together the garlic, mustard, lemon zest, lemon juice, honey, and salt. Starting with a few drops and steadily increasing the stream, slowly drizzle in the oil, whisking continuously, until the dressing is thickened and emulsified.
  2. Make the salad: Add the farro and remaining ½ teaspoon salt and black pepper to a large bowl. Add 3 tablespoons of dressing, then toss to coat. Add the apples, hazelnuts, mint, and goat cheese and toss to combine. Dress with an additional 1-2 tablespoons of dressing and toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Serve the salad with the remaining dressing alongside.
  4. Enjoy!

Ingredients

for 4 servings

Dressing

  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • ¼ cup neutral oil (60 mL), such as canola or avocado oil

Salad

  • 3 cups farro (600 g), cooked
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided, plus more to taste
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 medium honeycrisp apples, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup toasted hazelnuts (75 g), roughly chopped
  • ⅓ cup fresh mint leaf (15 g), torn
  • 4 oz goat cheese (130 g), crumbled

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 818
  • Fat 33g
  • Carbs 121g
  • Fiber 21g
  • Sugar 20g
  • Protein 21g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Make the dressing: In a medium bowl whisk together the garlic, mustard, lemon zest, lemon juice, honey, and salt. Starting with a few drops and steadily increasing the stream, slowly drizzle in the oil, whisking continuously, until the dressing is thickened and emulsified.
  2. Make the salad: Add the farro and remaining ½ teaspoon salt and black pepper to a large bowl. Add 3 tablespoons of dressing, then toss to coat. Add the apples, hazelnuts, mint, and goat cheese and toss to combine. Dress with an additional 1-2 tablespoons of dressing and toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Serve the salad with the remaining dressing alongside.
  4. Enjoy!
Apple Farro Salad

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