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Greek Salad with Asparagus, Peas, Feta & Farro
Cook Time
20 mins
 
A welcome addition at any picnic or as a light supper, this Greek inspired salad is delicious as is or served topped with grilled shrimp or chicken.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Greek, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 1113 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 cup farro
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1 lb asparagus trimmed and cut into 1” segments
  • ¾ cup frozen or fresh baby peas
  • 1 TB extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 TB chopped fresh dill
  • 1 ½ tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • ½ tsp minced garlic
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • ¼ cup light feta cheese
  • 2 TB chopped scallions
Instructions
  1. Combine farro, ¼ tsp kosher salt, and water in a medium saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 13 minutes. Add asparagus and peas, cover, and continue to cook for an additional 7 minutes or until farro and veggies are tender. Drain any remaining water and let farro cool to room temperature.

  2. Whisk together olive oil, dill, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Toss with farro mixture. Serve each portion topped with feta cheese and scallions.

Recipe Notes

If dill isn’t your thing, fresh mint, parsley or chives would be great substitutes in this dish.

Nutrition Facts
Greek Salad with Asparagus, Peas, Feta & Farro
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1113 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 38%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 2226mg 93%
Potassium 1741mg 50%
Total Carbohydrates 192g 64%
Dietary Fiber 46g 184%
Sugars 18g
Protein 41g 82%
Vitamin A 90.8%
Vitamin C 89.4%
Calcium 39.6%
Iron 91.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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