https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/18275/swiss-chard-salad-with-blackberryclove-vinaigrette

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Farro is a healthy ancient wheat-based grain originally from Italy. Its firm chewy texture makes it ideal for salads. Paired with Swiss chard and drizzled with a blackberry vinaigrette, it’s a colorful and hearty salad.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups blackberries (fresh or frozen)

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion

  • 3/4 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Cloves,

  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Sea Salt, finely ground

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 2 1/2 cups (625ml) chicken stock

  • 1 cup farro

  • 1 bunch red or rainbow Swiss chard*, stems removed and leaves thinly sliced (10 cups)

  • 4 radishes, cut into wedges

  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion

  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced ricotta salata

Method

  • 1.

    For the Blackberry-Clove Vinaigrette, place 1 cup of the blackberries, balsamic vinegar, honey, lemon juice, chopped red onion, 1/4 teaspoon of the cloves and salt in blender container; cover. Blend on medium speed until blackberries are coarsely chopped. With blender running, add oil in a steady stream until well blended. Set aside.

  • 2.

    Bring stock, farro and remaining 1/2 teaspoon cloves to boil in medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until farro is tender. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Drain any remaining liquid. Transfer to large bowl to cool.

  • 3.

    To assemble salad, place 1 cup chard greens on each plate. Top with farro, remaining blackberries, radishes, sliced red onion and ricotta salata. Drizzle with Blackberry-Clove Vinaigrette.

  • TIP:*Look for farro in the rice and pasta or organic sections of the supermarket. It is rich in fiber and protein. If faro is not available, substitute with a spelt or barley grain. :

  • 1.

    * If Swiss Chard is not available use Silverbeet.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 226kj
  • Fat Total 9g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 7g
  • Carbohydrate 30g
  • Sugar 10g
  • Sodium 281mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

Nutrition Information Per Serving: 183 Calories, Fat 7g, Protein 6g, Carbohydrates 24g, Cholesterol 6mg, Sodium 352mg, Fiber 4g

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