Herby Farro Salad with Golden Raisins
Whether you’re looking to upgrade your desk lunch or round out your dinner party menu, this easy salad is for you. Combine farro with fresh herbs, chopped almonds, Sun-Maid California Golden Raisins and green olives. Finish with a zesty homemade dressing. A dish full of flavor in just 15 minutes? Yes, please.
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest (from 1 large lemon)
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon honey
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 jalapeño, thinly sliced
2 cups (343g) cooked farro
½ cup (71g) roasted, salted almonds, roughly chopped
½ cup (80g) Sun-Maid California Golden Raisins
½ cup (75g) green olives, roughly chopped
1 cup mixed herbs, roughly chopped (such as parsley, dill, chives, tarragon and/or cilantro)
1. In a large bowl, whisk the lemon zest, lemon juice, water, honey, olive oil and jalapeño in a large bowl until combined. Add the farro and stir to coat. Add the chopped almonds, Sun-Maid California Golden Raisins, green olives and half the mixed herbs; toss to combine. Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt. Top with the remaining herbs and serve immediately.