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Farro Salad With Pistachios

  • Servings: 8
  • Calories: 293 kcal

Crunchy pistachios add flavor to this hearty salad that can be made ahead. Try the recipe now!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups farro
  • 1/2 cup toasted pistachios
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated, peeled ginger
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 pinch black pepper, plus more to taste
  • 1 pinch salt, plus more to taste
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro, mint, or parsley
  • 1 chili pepper, sliced into very thin rings
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins

Instructions

  1. Cook farro per instructions. Rinse under cold water and set aside.
  2. Coarsely chop pistachios.
  3. Whisk together lemon juice/zest, ginger, salt/pepper.
  4. Combine farro, pistachios, raisins, oil mixture, herbs, and pepper.
  5. Cover, chill. Can be made ahead one day.
Leslie Deaton, RDN, LD

Leslie Deaton, RDN, LD