Farro, Chickpea, Feta, and Mint Salad

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
6 cups

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


  • 2 ½ 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 ½ teaspoons fresh lemon juice

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • ¾ cup feta cheese, crumbled (3 ounces)

  • ½ cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved

  • ½ cup fresh mint

  • ¼ small red onion, chopped (optional)

  • Coarse salt


  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. (Salad can be refrigerated up to 2 days.)

    farro chickpea salad
    Johnny Miller
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