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Farro with broad bean & pea salad
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Farro with broad bean & pea salad

30 - 35 minutes (10 minutes)
Serves 4 (as a side)
  • 1 cup farro, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup broad beans, shelled
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 3 tablespoons mint, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, roughly chopped
  • 6 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups rocket
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 50g reduced fat feta
  1. Combine farro with 3 cups water in a medium saucepan. Bring to the boil, then lower heat and simmer until farro is tender, about 20-30 minutes. Drain well and transfer to a large bowl to cool.
  2. While farro is cooking, cook the broad beans and peas in a pot of boiling water for 3 minutes, then drain and refresh under cold water.
  3. Once farro has cooled, add broad beans, peas, mint, parsley, radishes, and rocket and toss gently to combine.
  4. To prepare the dressing, combine olive oil and lemon juice in a small bowl. Pour dressing over salad and toss to combine.
  5. Sprinkle fetta over salad before serving.

Tip

  • Farro can be substituted for lentils, barley, brown rice or quinoa. See packet for cooking instructions.  

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