Garden Fresh Farro salad with cranberries
Farro grain is the a wheat specie, high in protein and fibre. Its easy to cook , great in salads , soups and side dishes. Great for summer time salads , serve cold. Complete source of protein for kids , family or if you are vegetarian.
- 1 cup Farro Grain (when boiled becomes 2 cup.)
- 1 cup chopped cucumbers (1 large cucumber / 4 baby cucumbers)
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes (cut in half)
- ½ cup black olives (chopped )
- ½ cup dried cranberries
- ¼ cup chopped mint or parsley
- 2 tbsp oive oil
- 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- ½ tsp salt (or to taste)
- 1 tsp black pepper
In a sauce pan add 2½ cups of water and let it boil. Once it starts to boil add the 1 cup of farro grain. Boil for 10 minutes or until the grains become soft.
Drain and let them cool in fridge.
Now take a large bowl and add all the chopped vegetables and farro grain.
Make the dressing in a small bowl and taste it. It's always great to taste the dressing , some time recipe proportions differ for some.
Now mix it all up and let it cool in the fridge before serving.