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Strawberry Avocado Farro Salad

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We’re loving this Strawberry Avocado Farro Salad from registered dietitian Kaleigh McMordie! It uses strawberries in a lunch or side dish that’s so satisfying. Not only are strawberries delicious, there are so many health benefits that strawberries offer. One serving of eight strawberries provides a day’s worth of vitamin C. Paired with whole grains, herbs and avocado, this strawberry salad will be your new favorite way to get in 8 strawberries a day. Try it with grilled chicken or steak for a heartier meal. Enjoy!

Strawberry Avocado Farro Salad

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Yield: 4
Calories: 326kcal

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked farro
  • cups water or vegetable stock
  • ½ lb California strawberries hulled and sliced
  • 1 ripe avocado diced
  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 oz goat cheese crumbled
  • 2 Tbsp blush or red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • tsp honey
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Pinch freshly cracked black pepper

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, bring water or stock to a boil. Add farro and simmer; cover 25–30 minutes. Remove from heat and drain any remaining liquid. Let farro cool completely.
  • Add cooled farro to a large bowl with sliced California strawberries, diced avocado, basil leaves and crumbled goat cheese.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients (vinegar through pepper). Pour over farro salad. Gently toss to coat. Serve or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 2  cups | Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 245mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g

One Comment on “Strawberry Avocado Farro Salad

Kimberly
May 16, 2018 at 10:21 am

Looking amazing!! Can’t wait to try this. Thaks for sharing

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