Lunch

Fibrous Farro, Cheese N' Fruit Salad

Looking for a fun way to use your spiralizer? Try spiralizing pears and adding it to this sald! Farro is also a grain that is high in protein and giber. The combo of everything provides a nice mix of protein, fiber, carbs, fats and good flavors. It pairs well wish fish, chicken or tofu for added protein too! 

Ingredients:

For Salad:

  • 1 cup cooked farro

  • 2 cups spiralized pear

  • 1/2 cup grapes

  • 1/2 cup crushed pecans 

  • 1/3 crumbled goat cheese 

For Dressing: 

  • 1 Tbs honey 

  • 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar 

  • Salt and pepper to taste 

  • 2 Tbs olive oil 

  • 2 Tbs lemon juice 

  • 1 Tbs whole grain dijon mustard 

  • 2 Tbs minced fresh parsley 

Directions:

  1. Cook the farro (4 cups boiling water + 1 cup uncooked farro for 15 min)

  2. Combine all salad ingredients except for goat cheese 

  3. Blend all dressing ingredients together 

  4. Add goat cheese to the top of salad 

  5. Add dressing at time of eating 

Things to note:

  • Each serving is about 1 cups 

  • Recipe makes about 6 servings 

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition: 

Yields 6 - 1 cup servings 

Total Calories: 280

Total Fat: 12g

Total Carbs: 37g / Total Fiber: 5g

Total Sugar: 12g

Net Carbs: 32g (about 2 servings of carbs) 

Total Protein: 6g

​© 2016 JuliENERGYNutrition LLC

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon
  • LinkedIn Social Icon