Recipe Details

FARRO AND KALE SALAD

FARRO AND KALE SALAD

26 Aug 2019 207 Views

Farro (whole wheat) is a great alternative to refined grains and can easily be added to your diet. It is a very nutritious grain loaded with fiber, protein and some essential minerals and vitamins. This salad would be a wonderful hearty for vegetarian option. It is full of tender massaged kale, pomegranate, pine nut, farro and the dressings.

 


Method

  1. Take a medium vessel of water to boil. Rinse the soaked farro and add it in the boiling water.
  2. Reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes until gets cooked. Drain and keep aside.
  3. Take a small bowl and the dressing by whisking all together olive oil, apple cider vinegar, garlic, ginger, honey and 1 pinch of salt and pepper.
  4. Take a medium bowl add the chopped kale and ½ of the dressing in the bowl, squeeze a lemon and a pinch of salt mix it well until leaves gets soft.
  5. Add the cooked farro, pine nuts, pomegranate seeds, and remaining ½ of dressing.
  6. Add seasonings of salt and black pepper as per taste.
  7. Toss it well so that all the ingredients and dressing get coated with each other.
  8. Serve on a plate or a platter and enjoy eating.

 

Ingredients

  • Farro (whole wheat) – 30 gms (uncooked)
  • Kale – ½ small bunch (chopped)
  • Pine nuts – 10 gms (roasted)
  • Pomegranate seeds– 30 gms
  • Lemon – 1 tsp
  • Black pepper & salt – ½ tsp

Dressing:

  • Oil – 1 tbsp (olive oil)
  • Apple cider vinegar – ½ tbsp
  • Garlic – 1 clove minced
  • Ginger – ½ tsp grated
  • Tahini – ½ tsp
  • Honey – ½ tsp


Nutritive Value

ENERGY: 210.2 Kcals.

PROTEINS: 4.59 gms

CARBOHYDRATES: 15.07 gms

FATS: 15 gms