Farro & Watercress Salad

Side Dishes

Farro & Watercress Salad

For a filling vegetarian salad option, try this Farro & Watercress Salad. It makes a wonderful light dinner or side dish for our Swordfish Kebabs with garlic parsley sauce. With chewy farro, peppery watercress, Pecorino Romano, and cannellini beans, the salad gets a briny, bright finish with capers, lemon, and fresh parsley.


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Toast farro in a saucepan over medium-low heat until fragrant and nutty, about 2 minutes, then cook according to package directions.

Whisk together vinegar, oil, and zest for the vinaigrette; season with salt and pepper.

Toss farro, watercress, beans, parsley, shallots, and capers with vinaigrette; top salad with Pecorino Romano.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per serving

Calories: 246

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9g 13%

Cholesterol 8mg 2%

Sodium 520mg 21%

Carbs 29g 9%

Protein 11g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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