Farro, Chickpea, Feta, and Mint Salad

Mediterranean flavors shine in this salad. Salty feta, refreshing mint, and nutty farro and chickpeas combine with pungent lemon and red onion.

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  • Servings: 6
Farro, Chickpea, Feta, and Mint Salad

Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 2011

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups cooked farro, tossed with 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice while warm
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest, plus 1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled (3 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint
  • 1/4 small red onion, chopped (optional)
  • Coarse salt

Directions

  1. Combine farro and chickpeas in a bowl. Stir in lemon zest, juice, and oil. Let cool.

  2. Stir in cheese, tomatoes, mint, and onion. Season with salt. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Cook's Notes

Salad can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.

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