FARRO SALAD & APPLE 🍎 SPICE SHRUB
Sweet potatoes, 🍎's & greens fill out this hearty farro salad. With sweet, salty, crunchy & nutty elements, it's a perfect fall side or meal on its own.
This hearty farro salad 🥗 makes a wonderful holiday side or light dinner 🥘. If you're gluten-free, use quinoa in place of the farro.
"Originally from Ancient Mesopotamia, farro is a term used to describe any one of three ancient wheat grains: einkorn, emmer, or spelt. However, in the United States and Europe, the term farro generally refers to emmer wheat."
Improve your digestive health with farro as it is an excellent source of fiber and it can help to maintain a healthy weight. Farro is also an excellent source of iron and magnesium.
Total time: 50 minutes
For the vinaigrette:
2 TBS Apple 🍎 Spice Shrub from Urban Farmhouse Co.
2 TBS EVOO
1 tsp Dijon mustard
½ tsp raw honey or maple syrup
1 big squeeze of orange (optional)
Sea salt and fresh black pepper
1. Whisk together the dressing ingredients.
For the salad:
1 C. cooked farro
1 sweet potato, cubed
A few leaves kale, chopped
2-3 C. salad greens
1-2 carrots, peeled into ribbons
1 🍎, diced
A few radishes, sliced thin
Small handful of chopped parsley
½ C.chopped & toasted almonds
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Toss the sweet potato cubes with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast until golden brown, about 35 minutes.
2. In a large bowl, lightly massage the kale with a bit of the dressing until the kale wilts down. Add the farro and mix.
3. Add the greens, 🥕's, apple, radishes, parsley, and almonds, and toss with as much dressing as you like. Taste, adding salt and pepper as needed.
As seen on FOX21 News https://www.fox21news.com/living-local/seasonal-recipes-from-the-urban-farmhouse-co