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Recipe for Spring Farro Salad With Peas, Asparagus, & Feta

Monday's Leftovers: Spring Farro Salad


Livening up your Monday night meals doesn't have to mean dedicating more time to dinner. Case in point: A Spring salad that tosses leftover asparagus and sugar snap peas with farro.

A nutrient-rich Italian grain with a nutty flavor and a satisfyingly chewy texture, farro can be found in most specialty stores and takes as much time to cook as pasta. Broaden your culinary repertoire when you read more.

Farro Salad with Peas, Asparagus, and Feta

Farro Salad with Peas, Asparagus, and Feta

Farro Salad with Peas, Asparagus, and Feta

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups semi-pearled farro
12 ounces asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1 1/2-inch lengths
1 8-ounce package sugar snap peas
12 ounces grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup chopped red onion
6 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup Sherry wine vinegar
1 7-ounce package feta cheese, crumbled

Directions

  1. Cook farro in large saucepan of boiling salted water until just tender, about 10 minutes. Drain. Transfer to large bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, cook asparagus and sugar snap peas in another saucepan of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Drain. Add to farro with tomatoes, onion, and dill. Whisk oil and vinegar in small bowl. Season dressing with salt and pepper. Add dressing and feta to salad; toss to coat and serve.

Serves 4.

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