Easy Farro Salad (a favorite from Alice Waters)

Olioveto Recipe: Easy Farro Salad (a favorite from Alice Waters)

We love easy recipes that are enhanced by our fine EVOOs. Any of our oils will be perfect to accent this dish, but we love to use our Intosso for this particular dish. Read on...

Bring to a boil:   6 cups salted water

Add:   3/4 cup farro

Simmer for 20 to 25 minutes or until tender.  Drain and transfer to a bowl.  Sprinkle with:1 tablespoon red wine vinegar and salt

Stir and taste.  Add more salt or vinegar if needed. Stir in:

  • 1 small shallot or 2 scallions, diced fine
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Fresh-ground black pepper

Serve at room temperature, or chilled.

  • Used cilantro or basil instead of parsley.
  • Added diced red peppers or cucumbers, or halved cherry tomatoes
  • Sherry vinegar or lemon juice can be substituted for all or part of the red wine vinegar

Let us know how you do with the recipe!

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