Diets higher in whole grains have been linked to lower levels of inflammation and cognitive decline; whole grains are a staple in the Mediterranean and DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diets. This salad combines brain-boosting farro, chickpeas, and olive oil with the bright crunch of fresh celery. Simple, quick, and delicious.
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons minced shallots
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup cooked farro
1 cup canned organic chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup coarsely chopped celery leaves
Est. added sugars 0g
How to Make It
Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Add remaining ingredients; toss to coat.