Farro Salad: Strawberry Pecan Orange

Source: Iowa State University
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Main Ingredient: Fruit, Grains
Menu Part: Salad
Cuisine Type: American
Serves: 25 servings

Incorporate fresh strawberries and mandarin oranges onto your menu with this seasonal salad recipe.

Ingredients

5 lb. + 3 3/4 oz. farro
3 1/2 oz. apple cider vinegar
6 3/4 oz. reserved mandarin juice
3 1/2 oz. granulated sugar
10 1/2 oz. canola oil
1 lb. + 4 3/4 oz. mandarin oranges, drain, reserve juice
13 3/4 oz. strawberries, sliced into 1/8-in. pieces
3 1/2 oz. diced green onions
3 1/2 oz. pecan pieces
 

Steps

  1. Prepare farro and cool to 41°F or cooler within 4 hours.
  2. Whisk together apple cider vinegar, reserved mandarin juice and sugar. Drizzle in canola oil, while whisking to create vinaigrette. Set aside.
  3. Mix farro, mandarin oranges, strawberries, green onions and pecans together. Be gentle; do not break up oranges and strawberries.
  4. Whisk together vinaigrette and add to farro mixture. Toss together to fully incorporate vinaigrette.
  5. Serve at 41°F