Healthy Farro Salad with Kale, Cranberries and Goat Cheese
Tender farro, nutrient dense kale, tart cranberries, creamy goat cheese and a delicate lemon herb dressing. This healthy farro salad is irresistibly delicious!
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It was just Ken and I for Christmas but that didn’t stop me from cooking a feast. I made ham, mac and cheese, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes and this farro salad with kale, cranberries and goat cheese.
The tender and delicate farro has a mildly nutty flavor and pairs well with the tart and sweet cranberries. Curly kale brings nutrients like Vitamins A, K and C, and Potassium. Goat cheese adds creaminess and a slightly tart, earthy flavor to the salad. Finally, a homemade dressing made of lemon, olive oil and thyme bring all of the flavors of the Healthy Farro Salad together.
Inspiration for this recipe comes from a salad that Ken told me he had at a job conference. He said he really liked the salad so I wanted to try to make something similar. He liked this salad but prefers more kale and less farro. As a result, I made a version two with more kale and less farro. He preferred version two, I preferred version 1 – more farro, less kale.
Side note, I was totally surprised that a job conference event was serving something healthy.
Anyways, I absolutely love this salad and I think you will too! :)
I used these instructions for cooking the farro - stove top method. Nutritional information was calculated using My Fitness Pal and is approximate. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Serving Size: 4 ounces
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 482 Total Fat: 16g Saturated Fat: 4g Cholesterol: 3mg Sodium: 106mg Carbohydrates: 65g Fiber: 7g Sugar: 10g Protein: 17g
I used these instructions for cooking the farro - stove top method.
Nutritional information was calculated using My Fitness Pal and is approximate.
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
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