submitted by McCaffrey’s Supermarkets
This recipe is adapted from Nature’s Earthly Choice. Farro is an ancient grain, easy to prepare and loaded with nutrition!
10 ounces farro
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt (optional)
8 ounces green beans, 1 to 2-inch pieces
1/2 cup pitted black olives
1 medium red pepper, cut into thin strips
3 ounces Parmesan, crumbled
1 small bunch chives, snipped
1/4 cup sherry vinegar
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1. Bring a medium pot of salted water (salt optional) to a boil over high heat. Add the green beans and stir. Cook for 2 minutes. Transfer the cooked green beans to a bowl of ice water and let cool for 2 minutes. Drain the green beans.
2. Cook the faro according to directions on the package and allow to cool. Add the green beans, olives, red pepper, Parmesan, and chives to farro and stir to combine.
3. In a small bowl mix together the sherry vinegar, olive oil, mustard, pepper, and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, if desired. Stir to combine dressing.
4. Pour the sherry vinaigrette over the farro salad. Toss to combine and serve (6 servings).