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Farro Salad – Farro, Pomegranate, Belgium Endive Salad

This Farro, Pomegranate, Belgium Endive Salad is a beautiful and delicious weekday meal and also works great for a packed lunch, too.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Calories 1986 kcal
Author Colleen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup farro
  • 3 cups water or vegetable stock
  • 4 belgium endives trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves
  • 1 small head radicchio sliced
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes halved
  • juice and seeds of one pomegranate
  • 1/4 cup capers drained
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • chopped fresh parsley for garnish
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Instructions

  1. Rinse farro under cold running water
  2. Put in a pot over high heat with water or stock, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low
  3. Simmer about 30 minutes
  4. Drain any excess water and allow farro to cool
  5. Heat oven to 350° Line a baking sheet with parchment
  6. Toss Belgium endive with olive oil, and sprinkle with thyme leaves
  7. Roast in center of oven about 20 minutes, turning halfway through, until tender and slightly brown
  8. Remove from oven and allow to cool
  9. Toss together farro, radicchio, grapes, pomegranate seeds, and capers
  10. In a jar, combine extra virgin olive oil, pomegranate juice, balsamic vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper
  11. Shake jar vigorously, pour over salad, and toss
  12. Top salad with Belgium endives and garnish with parsley
  13. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until ready to serve
Nutrition Facts
Farro Salad – Farro, Pomegranate, Belgium Endive Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1986 Calories from Fat 1080
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 120g 185%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Sodium 2423mg 101%
Potassium 1500mg 43%
Total Carbohydrates 214g 71%
Dietary Fiber 40g 160%
Sugars 42g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 4.4%
Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 14.8%
Iron 43.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.