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Warm Farro Salad with Honey Gold Potatoes and Spinach

Warm Farro Salad with Honey Gold Potatoes & Spinach

Prep15 minutes
Cook25 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Serves4
Course Lunch, Side Dish
Variety Fav(s) Honey Gold®
Cook Type Stove Top
Dish Type Healthy, Salads
Season Fall, Winter

Ingredients

  • 10 oz. Tasteful Selections® potatoes, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp. salted butter
  • ¾ c. Farro (about 2 c. cooked grain)
  • c. chopped cucumber
  • 5 c. lightly packed chopped spinach leaves

Lemon Cilantro Dressing Ingredients:

  • ¼ c. lemon juice
  • ¼ c. olive oil
  • ¼ c. freshly chopped cilantro leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • tsp. coarse ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add potatoes and sauté until tender, about 12-15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, prepare Farro according to package directions. Once the potatoes and Farro are cooked, combine them in a large mixing bowl. Add cucumber and spinach leaves. The spinach should wilt a little due to the heat of the Farro and potatoes.

Lemon Cilantro Dressing Instructions:

  • Whisk together all Ingredients in a small mixing bowl until well incorporated. Drizzle desired amount over salad and toss to combine.
  • Warm Farro Salad with Honey Gold Potataoes and Spinach (1)
  • Warm Farro Salad with Honey Gold Potataoes and Spinach (2)

Notes

Farro can easily be replaced with another grain or seed like quinoa. Keep in mind that ¾ cup of dried Farro makes almost 2 cups of cooked Farro. You’ll want to make sure that you use almost 2 cups of cooked grain in this recipe.