Farro Salad with Spring Peas, Onions & Feta
Red pearl onions are worth seeking for this light grain salad; they lend a wonderful sweetness to the combination of tender peas, creamy feta, and nutty, chewy farro.
Farro Salad with Squid and Chorizo
The chorizo in this farro-and-squid salad makes it robust enough to pair with a ripe Australian red.
Farro Salad with Fried Cauliflower and Prosciutto
Cooks in Italy fry cauliflower to bring out its nuttiness. Here, Ethan Stowell deep-fries it for a salad with salty prosciutto and nubby farro (a variety of whole-grain wheat).
Farro Salad with Fennel and Arugula
Chef Art Smith loves to toss whole grains, like farro, into his green salads to make them more substantial. In addition to farro, try this salad with wheat berries, spelt or barley. Most farro is slightly pearled (the white starch shines through the brown hull), so it cooks quickly. If it's not, it may take longer to cook.
Toasted Farro with Greens and Tahini
Kevin Gillespie roasts cooked farro (a type of wheat) in a skillet to give the grain a sweet, toasty flavor and a pleasant chewiness.
Farro and Green Bean Salad
"The first time I tasted farro, it changed my life," says Melissa Kelly about the ancient grain that's rich in fiber, complex carbohydrates and magnesium.
Warm Farro Salad with Braised Radishes
Farro with Artichokes and Herb Salad
For this main course, do as Jonathon Sawyer does and prepare farro much as you would risotto: Add stock slowly while the grains cook, so that they gradually become plump and delicious. Then mix in artichokes and top the dish with celery, parsley and tarragon salad and shavings of nutty Grana Padano cheese.
Summer Farro Salad
Marco Canora simmers farro in water with sautéed onion, carrots and celery. The aromatic vegetables add delicate flavor to the cooked grains.
Farro Salad with Smoked Trout
In this rustic and colorful salad, hearty and tender farro grains are tossed with sweet beets and smoked fish.
Kale Caesar with Rye Croutons and Farro
This reimagined Caesar salad substitutes kale for romaine, rye bread for the croutons and tofu for raw egg in the garlicky dressing.
Farro Salad with Winter Fruit, Pistachios and Ginger
The nutty taste of farro is delicious with dried fruit, pistachio and fresh herbs in this healthy vegan salad from chef Annie Somerville.