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.
Herby Farro Salad with Golden Raisins
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.