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Apple Farro Salad with Chicken

12-08-2015

Enjoy this delicious salad featuring diced apples, grilled chicken, farro and cucumbers tossed with fresh herbs and olive oil.

What’s included?
8 oz. Dry Farro
1 1/3 Cup Water
6 oz. Chicken Breast (skinless/boneless)
2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
5 oz. English Cucumber
4 oz. Granny Smith Apples (unpeeled)
4 oz. Gala Apples (unpeeled)
1/2 Cup Chopped Parsley
1/2 Cup Chopped Basil
1 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar
To Taste Ground Black Pepper & Kosher Salt
Yield: 4 Servings Portion Size: 1 ½ Cup

How to make this dish:

Cook farro in boiling water until tender, about 20 to 40 minutes; add more water if needed. Drain and cool. Place in a bowl. Mix oil with salt and pepper and rub on raw chicken. Grill until cooked through, chill and dice. Place in bowl with cooked farro. Dice unpeeled cucumbers, granny smith and gala apples. Combine all ingredients in the bowl and mix thoroughly.

Notes from the Chef:

Cook farro like pasta. Cooking time can be shortened by soaking overnight.

Nutritional Information:

340.6 Calories
18.3 grams of Protein
46.9 grams of Carbohydrates
9.2 grams of Total Fat
26.4 mg of Cholesterol
285.2 mg of Sodium
5.2 grams of Dietary Fiber
1.4 g of Saturated Fat

Once you try the recipe, let us know what you think in the comments! Have you made farro before?

Categories: Healthy Eating