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Summer Farro Salad

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Summer Farro Salad is a delicious and easy salad made with hearty and healthful farro, olive oil, lemon juice, zucchini, peas, pesto, and freshly chopped parsley.
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:20 mins
Total Time:30 mins


  • 1 cup farro
  • 1 teaspoon salt divided in half
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 cup zucchini chopped in small cubes
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet onion optional
  • 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper


  • Measure 1 cup of farrow and rinse in a colander.
  • Bring to boil two cups of water and a dash of salt in a medium saucepan.
  • Add farro, stir and cover. Reduce heat to a simmer
  • Simmer for 20 minutes until soft and tender.
  • Drain any excess water and then fluff with a fork.
  • Place cooked farro in a medium-size mixing bowl, add all other ingredients and toss well.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 672kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 1473mg | Potassium: 648mg | Fiber: 21g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1472IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 4mg
Course: Salad
Keyword: summer farro salad
Servings: 2
Calories: 672kcal