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Warm Farro and Asparagus Salad with Burrata via JennySheaRawn.com

Warm Farro and Asparagus Salad with Burrata

Green spring vegetables and warm farro tossed with a lemony vinaigrette and topped with creamy burrata cheese. The perfect transition salad from cool to warmer weather.  

Servings 4

Ingredients

Salad

  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup dry farro rinsed
  • 1 bunch asparagus trimmed and blanched (or raw, if preferred)
  • 2 cups stringless snap peas halved
  • 1 bunch scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced white and green parts
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed mint leaves torn or chopped
  • 1 handful pea shoots optional
  • 8 oz burrata cheese two 4 oz balls

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon juice and zest
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Place vegetable broth in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Add farro, reduce heat. Simmer for 20-25 minutes until farro is tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed. Drain farro, if needed. Set aside to cool slightly. 

  2. Whisk together all dressing ingredients. 

  3. Place asparagus, snap peas, scallions, mint and pea shoots in a large bowl. Drizzle dressing overtop and toss veggies. Add farro and toss again. 

  4. Place burrata atop salad. Serve.