If you haven't tired farro you don't know what your missing! It is a delicious alternative to rice and is so much healthier. It is a whole grain and has lots of protein so it keeps you full! Here is a wonderful light side dish or you could have it as a salad if you top with some arugula!
- 1 /2 cups cooked farro (follow package instructions)
- 1/2 medium size apple, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup raisins
- juice of of 1/2 lemon
- 2 tbl olive oil
- 1/4 cup cubed cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup slivered almonds (optional)
- 2 tbl chives
- salt & pepper
Place all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Allow to sit for 15 minutes just so flavors can come together.