Farro Salad with Kale and Blood Oranges

Farro Salad with Kale and Blood Oranges
Contributor
Jane Bruce

Take advantage of the biggest perk of winter, blood oranges, with this healthy salad.

4
Servings
210
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup farro
  • 1 handful fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 Cups dried cranberries
  • 3 Ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • 2 blood oranges, peeled, separated, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 head of kale, stems removed and roughly chopped

Directions

Cook farro according to package directions.

Meanwhile, combine all other ingredients in a large mixing bowl and stir well. When farro is done cooking, pour in a separate bowl and let cool. When the farro has cooled off, mix in with other ingredients. Serve!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
8g
11%
Sugar
28g
31%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
22mg
7%
Carbohydrate, by difference
32g
25%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
103µg
15%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
191mg
19%
Choline, total
6mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
13mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
156mg
22%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
91mg
6%
Water
12g
0%

Farro Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Farro Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.