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Farro Salad with Beets and their Tops

Beet and Farro Salad | A simple fall-inspired recipe for Farro Salad with Beets and their tops!  This healthy, vegan adaptable salad can be made ahead for midweek meals and can be served warm or chilled. #beetsalad #fallsalad #vegansalad #farrosalad #farro #beets

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Beet and Farro Salad | A simple fall-inspired recipe for Farro Salad with Beets and their tops!  This healthy, vegan adaptable salad can be made ahead for midweek meals and can be served warm or chilled. #beetsalad #fallsalad #vegansalad #farrosalad #farro #beets

Ingredients

Instructions

Slice the beet stems and greens off of the beets ( saving), then cut the beets in half and steam or roast the beets.  Once tender, peel and dice the beets into 1/2-inch cubes and place in a medium bowl.

Add the cooked farro to the bowl.

Slice the beet greens and stems finely, then sauté in a skillet with 1 tablespoon olive oil, shallot, and garlic. Cook over medium heat until wilted, about 3–4 minutes. Add this to the bowl of beets and farro, along with the basil, toasted nuts, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar. Toss well. Add the pecorino, then season with salt and pepper.

Top with optional sunflower sprouts.


Salad will keep 3–4 days in the fridge ( without the sprouts)

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