Mediterranean Summer Farro Salad

Enjoy the fresh flavors of a Mediterranean summer with this tasty whole grain salad. A perfect side dish for your next end-of-summer get-together!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked farroMediterranean Summer Farro Salad.jpg
  • 2 cups quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup no salt added canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup diced red onion
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • ¾ cup cubed reduced fat mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper       

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and toss until evenly coated.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 20-30 minutes to allow flavors to marinate together. Serve chilled.

Nutrition Information

Serves 6

Per 1 cup serving
Calories: 194
Total Fat:  6 g
   Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium:  169 mg
Total Carbohydrate:  27 g
   Dietary Fiber:  5 g
   Sugars:  3 g
Protein:  10 g