Filed Under: north-american, Side, steam, Under 20 Mins, Vegetables

Farro Salad with Proscuitto & Asparagus

Served warm or at room temperature, this Mediterranean-inspired salad makes a light meal.

April 8th, 2012

Servings
6
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 12 spears asparagus, trimmed
  • 4 Cups cooked farro
  • 1/4 pounds thinly sliced prosciutto, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley
Farro Salad with Proscuitto & Asparagus Dressing
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2-3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2-3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
Directions
  1. Steam asparagus until tender but still crisp and bright green. Run it under cold water to stop the cooking process. Drain well. Cut asparagus into 1/4-inch pieces.

  2. In a large bowl, combine farro, prosciutto, asparagus, and parsley.

  3. To make dressing blend oil, 2 tbsp each Parmesan and lemon juice, plus lemon zest and mustard in a small bowl. Toss into salad.

  4. Add salt and pepper to taste, plus additional Parmesan and lemon juice if needed.

Farro Salad with Proscuitto & Asparagus

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