Warm Blueberry Farro Salad

Warm Blueberry Farro Salad

Your new favorite comfort food, Warm Blueberry Farro Salad layers a variety of flavors and textures for a satisfying dish. Warm farro serves as the base, tossed with juicy, sweet-tart blueberries, tangy feta, crunchy shallots, and fresh mint and parsley. Finish with a simple lemon vinaigrette and enjoy as a meal or side! Improvising with what’s in the pantry? Try substituting red onion for the shallot – or your preferred whole grain, such as quinoa, rice or barley.

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup farro, cooked according to package directions
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup finely crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper; add farro to bowl, tossing to coat with vinaigrette.
  2. Stir in blueberries, feta, shallot, mint, and parsley.

Variations

  • Substitute quinoa, rice, barley, or any preferred whole grain for the farro.
  • Substitute red onion for shallot if desired.