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Chicken Kale and Farro Salad
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16 INGREDIENTS • 5 STEPS • 30MINS

Chicken Kale and Farro Salad

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4 ratings
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What makes this salad so inviting are the little treats you find along the way. A nugget of fresh mozzarella, a briny bite of kalamata olive and chewy hearty bits of farro. This Chicken Kale Farro Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette has a ton of flavor and it’s good for you too!
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What makes this salad so inviting are the little treats you find along the way. A nugget of fresh mozzarella, a briny bite of kalamata olive and chewy hearty bits of farro. This Chicken Kale Farro Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette has a ton of flavor and it’s good for you too!
30MINS
Total Time
$5.34
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
US / Metric
Chicken Kale Farro Salad
Farro
3/4 cup
Farro
Salt
1/2 tsp
Kale
4 stalks
Large Kale
tough stems removed
Chicken
2 cups
Chicken, sliced, cooked, leftover
Bell Pepper
1
Bell Pepper, diced
Plum Tomato
2
Cucumber
3/4 cup
Sliced Cucumber
Kalamata Olives
1/2 cup
Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette
Dijon Mustard
3/4 tsp
Dijon Mustard
Garlic
1 clove
Large Garlic, minced
Honey
1 tsp
Balsamic Vinegar
1 Tbsp
Balsamic Vinegar
Olive Oil
3 Tbsp
Kosher Salt
1/2 tsp
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1/4 tsp
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1160
Fat
66.1 g
Protein
59.2 g
Carbs
82.3 g
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step 1
Fill a medium pot halfway with water and heat to boiling. Add Salt (1/2 tsp) and then stir in the Farro (3/4 cup). Reduce heat to a simmer and cook the farro until tender, about 20 to 25 minutes. Drain the farro and let cool to room temperature.
step 1 Fill a medium pot halfway with water and heat to boiling. Add Salt (1/2 tsp) and then stir in the Farro (3/4 cup). Reduce heat to a simmer and cook the farro until tender, about 20 to 25 minutes. Drain the farro and let cool to room temperature.
step 2
Meanwhile, place the Kale (4 stalks), on a cutting board and massage them firmly with your hands, kneading the leaves until they smell fresh and grassy. Ball the kale into a tight ball and thinly slice the kale with a sharp knife.
step 2 Meanwhile, place the Kale (4 stalks), on a cutting board and massage them firmly with your hands, kneading the leaves until they smell fresh and grassy. Ball the kale into a tight ball and thinly slice the kale with a sharp knife.
step 3
Transfer kale to a large bowl. Add the Bell Pepper (1), Plum Tomatoes (2), Cucumber (3/4 cup), Fresh Mozzarella Cheese Ball (1 cup) and Kalamata Olives (1/2 cup) and set aside.
step 3 Transfer kale to a large bowl. Add the Bell Pepper (1), Plum Tomatoes (2), Cucumber (3/4 cup), Fresh Mozzarella Cheese Ball (1 cup) and Kalamata Olives (1/2 cup) and set aside.
step 4
In a small bowl, combine the Dijon Mustard (3/4 tsp), Garlic (1 clove), Honey (1 tsp), Balsamic Vinegar (1 Tbsp), Olive Oil (3 Tbsp), Kosher Salt (1/2 tsp), and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp). Whisk to emulsify.
step 4 In a small bowl, combine the Dijon Mustard (3/4 tsp), Garlic (1 clove), Honey (1 tsp), Balsamic Vinegar (1 Tbsp), Olive Oil (3 Tbsp), Kosher Salt (1/2 tsp), and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp). Whisk to emulsify.
step 5
Add the cooled farro and the dressing to the salad and toss to combine completely. If you're serving the Chicken (2 cups) sliced, fan it out over the top of the salad and serve. Enjoy!
step 5 Add the cooled farro and the dressing to the salad and toss to combine completely. If you're serving the Chicken (2 cups) sliced, fan it out over the top of the salad and serve. Enjoy!
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Appetizers
American
Brunch
Lunch
Date Night
Snack
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Quick & Easy
Salad
Mother's Day
Side Dish
Summer
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