#HealthyWithMemorial Mediterranean Farro Salad

by: Memorial Staff
farro salad

Whether you’re looking for a quick and healthy salad to serve at an outdoor summer barbeque or just looking for a refreshing summer lunch, executive chef Pierre Flerismond at Memorial Regional Hospital has a salad option you’ll want to try.

The Mediterranean Farro Salad has 5 grams of protein and is only 225 calories!

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  • 1/2 cup farro uncooked
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 1/2 cup bottled Greek salad dressing
  • Salt/pepper to taste


  • Bring 1 cup of salted water to a boil.
  • Add farro and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Lower the heat, then cover and allow to simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • When the farro is done cooking, remove from heat and allow to sit for about 2-3 minutes; fluff with a fork.
  • While the farro is cooking, cut the vegetables into small cubes.
  • Add the vegetables to the arugula, then top with cooked farro.
  • Top with salad dressing and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Makes 4 Servings

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 225
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Carbohydrate: 23 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 485 mg
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