Farro salad with fake pesto and cherry tomatoes

By • June 22, 2011 • 2 Comments

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Author Notes: This is an healthy, quick and super easy summer recipe you can eat right away or make in advance the day before.heirloom

Serves 4

  • 2 cups farro
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 ounces parmigiano cut in small cubes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs you like
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Boil farro al dente for 20 minutes. Drain in a colander and cool with cold water to stop the cooking. When cool season with a little oil.
  2. Prepare fake pesto: rinse herbs and let aside. In a chopper/grinder coarsely grind parmigiano, salt and pine nuts. Add herbs and grind more. You want to obtain a coarse rough mixture.
  3. Season farro with fake pesto and cherry tomatoes. Adjust salt and oil. Enjoy!
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about 3 years ago sdebrango

Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.

Very nice, I think its a great combination of textures and flavors.

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about 3 years ago heirloom

Thanks!