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Farro is an ancient grain derived from wheat that forms a slightly crunchy base for this fresh, flavorful, and nutrient-packed salad. It has been cultivated in Italy for centuries, and is beloved for good reason: it's versatile, forgiving to cook, and did we mention how healthy it is? We serve it here with roasted fresh asparagus, shallot, and tomato, then toss it with goat cheese and a Champagne-Dijon vinaigrette for just the right amount of zing. Cook this one up tonight for a delicious whole grain experience.
Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a
substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient
sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you
informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient
labels in your meal bag.
You Will Need
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Cook the Farro
Bring a medium pot with farro and 2 cups water to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 25-30 minutes, or until farro is tender. Drain well in wire-mesh strainer and set aside to cool. Season with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.
Prepare the Ingredients
Trim woody ends off asparagus and cut into 1" lengths on an angle. Halve grape tomatoes. Peel and halve shallot. Cut into ¼" slices.
Roast the Vegetables
Place asparagus, grape tomatoes, shallots, and sugar snap peas on prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 Tbsp. olive oil and ½ tsp. salt, toss to coat, and spread into a single layer. Roast 8-10 minutes, or until asparagus is tender but slightly crisp. Remove from oven and set aside.
Make the Dressing
Whisk together Champagne vinegar, Dijon mustard, 1 Tbsp. water, 2 Tbsp. olive oil, ¼ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper in a large mixing bowl.
Plate the Dish
Add farro and vegetables to bowl with dressing and toss together. Place a mound of salad in the center of a plate. Garnish with goat cheese and sunflower seeds.
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