- Calories: 178
- Fat: 6g
- Saturated Fat: 1g
- Cholesterol: 0
- Sodium: 27mg
- Carbohydrates: 28g
- Fiber: 5g
- Protein: 6g
Bell Pepper and Farro Salad Recipe
Farro is a healthy alternative to rice and has a nutty flavor. Paired with sweet bell peppers, this healthy recipe for a savory farro side dish complements any chicken, fish or meat dinner.
- 1 cup farro
- 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
- 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
- 1 orange bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
- 1 red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
- 1 green bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
- 1/2 small red onion, sliced thin
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 3 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
- 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- Cook farro according to package directions, substituting water with chicken broth. In a large salad bowl, toss cooked farro, bell peppers and red onion. In a small bowl, whisk garlic, parsley, lemon juice and olive oil. Pour dressing over the farro mixture and toss to combine.
- Refrigerate salad, covered with plastic wrap, for at least 1 hour. Serve cold or at room temperature.
Nut Allergy: If you have an allergy to nuts or nut products, read the packaging, labels, warnings and directions for all ingredients in this recipe to determine whether the non-nut ingredients in this recipe were manufactured in a plant that processes nut products. We recommend that you do not solely rely on our information. For additional information about a product, please contact the manufacturer.
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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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