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Tomato and Cucumber Farro Salad

If you can't find precooked farro, substitute precooked or boil-in-bag brown rice.

Cooking Light JUNE 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup)


  • 1 (8.5-ounce) package precooked farro (such as Archer Farms)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup diced fresh tomato
  • 1/2 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions


1. Heat farro according to directions.

2. Combine lemon juice and next 5 ingredients (through garlic) in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk.

3. Add cooked farro, tomato, cucumber, parsley, mint, and green onions to lemon juice mixture; toss to coat.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 97
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Sodium: 330mg

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