10 Apr Easy Farro Salad – (a favorite from Alice Waters)
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
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