Hands-on Time
9 Mins
Total Time
32 Mins
Yield
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Thom Driver

How to Make It

Step 1

Place farro in a large saucepan, and cover with water to 2 inches above farro. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 23 minutes or until desired degree of doneness.

Step 2

Add green peas to pan with farro, and cook for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse farro mixture with cold water; drain.

Step 3

Combine farro mixture, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in a large bowl. Add the watermelon cubes and 1 cup chopped parsley, and toss gently to combine. Top salad with Romano cheese.

Chef's Notes

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