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Apple Farro Salad with Chicken


Enjoy this hearty salad featuring seasonal apples, farro, and chicken.


  • 8 oz - Farro Grain, Dry
  • 6 oz - Chicken Breast, Skinless Boneless
  • 1 tsp - Oil, Olive
  • 1/8 tsp - Kosher Salt
  • 1/8 tsp - Ground Black Pepper
  • 5 oz - Cucumbers
  • 4 oz - Granny Smith Apples, Unpeeled, Diced
  • 4 oz - Gala Apples, Unpeeled, Diced
  • 1/2 cup - Parsley, Fresh, Chopped
  • 1/2 cup - Basil, Fresh, Chopped
  • 1/4 tsp - Kosher Salt
  • 1/8 tsp - Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 tbsp - Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp - Balsamic Vinegar


Cook farro in boiling water until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and cool. Place in bowl. Mix oil with salt and pepper and rub on raw chicken. Grill until cooked through to 160F degrees, chill and dice.

Place chicken in bowl with cooked farro. Dice unpeeled cucumbers, granny smith and gala apples. Combine all ingredients in the bowl and mix thoroughly.

Use any crisp local apples in this recipe. If not tossing with the dressing immediately, toss diced apples with acidulated water (water with a few drops of lemon juice) to keep apples from browning.


Portion: 1 1/2 cup
Yield: 4 servings
Calories: 341
Total Fat: 9.2g
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
Total Carbohydrates: 47g
Protein: 19g
Dietary Fiber: 5.2g
Sodium: 286mg

Once you try the recipe, let us know what you think in the comments!