Farro, Cherry, and Walnut Salad

  • Mikekey Posted: 08/02/14
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    Great salad. Loved the 'chewiness' of the farro. Would be good with dried cranberries when cherries are out of season.

  • BakinGooch Posted: 08/11/14
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    Made a few modifications to suit my families' tastes. Subbed 1/3 C toasted pine nuts for the walnuts. For the dressing did 1/4 C honey balsamic vinegar and 3T EVOO then salt and pepper to taste. The salad was light and bright - great for dinner and will make an excellent lunch as well.

  • PandaToes Posted: 05/27/14
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    What a terrific summer salad! I made this for tonight's dinner, with several substitutions. Barley instead of farro, juice from 1 fresh squeezed orange in place of the lemon juice, a little more mustard and not quite as much olive oil. Absolutely loved it and will definitely make this again-- it is perfect picnic food, or a dish to bring to a potluck.

  • amandacwheeler Posted: 05/28/14
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    My husband loved this dish and he is a picky eater. I substituted the walnuts for a handful of enjoy life seeds due to a nut allergy in the family. It was delicious!

  • KimNYC Posted: 05/26/14
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    I made this for a BBQ today. It was okay, but I expected it to be more flavorful. I followed the recipe as is, with farro. If I tried it again, I would try wheat berries, per the other review. It was a filling side, but the flavours just didn't come together that well.

  • Primokel Posted: 05/16/14
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    Delicious! I used wheat berries and added a little crumbled feta to finish it off. It would be great with garbanzo beans added for a bit more fiber and protein. Very quick and easy, one to keep in the summer salad rotation, for sure!


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