Caprese di Farro

Caprese di Farro

Caprese di Farro

by Daniella

Caprese di Farro: This is a very light and healthy salad.

Ingredients

For 4 Person(s)

For the Farro:

  • 1 cup farro perlato (pearl farro)

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half

  • 1 container Mozzarella fresca ‘cigliegine’ (cherry) cut in half

  • 3 ccallions, diced

  • 10 Kalamata olives pitted

  • 2 fresh basil leaves

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • salt & pepper

Directions

  1. Boil the farro in salted water until “al dente”, for about 15 to 20 minutes, according to the instructions on the package.

  2. Drain the farro and let it cool.

  3. Wash, pat dry and cut the cherry tomatoes in half. Drain the mozzarella, pat dry and cut it in half. Wash, clean and dice the green onion.

  4. In a bowl add the cool farro, tomatoes, mozzarella, green onions and  kalamata olives.

  5. Add the olive oil, a pinch of salt and pepper and toss gently. At  the end add the fresh basil by tearing up a few leaves with your hands.

  6. Enjoy!

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