© Chris Court
Active Time
Total Time
40 MIN
Serves : 6 to 8

This salad has so many olives that there's a piece in every single bite. Slideshow: Fantastic Farro Recipes

How to Make It

Step 1    

Preheat the oven to 375°. In a medium saucepan, combine the farro with 4 cups of water and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Bring to a boil and simmer, partially covered, until the farro is tender, about 20 minutes. Drain the farro and spread it on a baking sheet to cool.

Step 2    

Meanwhile, place the walnuts in a pie plate and toast for 5 to 7 minutes, until lightly golden and fragrant. Let cool, then coarsely chop.

Step 3    

In a large bowl, combine the farro, walnuts, olives, scallions, chives, raisins, crushed red pepper, olive oil, lemon juice and honey and season with salt. Toss well. Transfer the salad to a platter, garnish with the cheese and serve.

Make Ahead

The salad can be refrigerated overnight. Bring the salad to room temperature before serving.

Suggested Pairing

Ripe, citrusy Sauvignon Blanc.

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