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Creamy Goat Cheese and Arugula Farro Salad

This creamy goat cheese farro salad is made with arugula, tomatoes, corn, and basil, making it the perfect summer salad. Serve as a side salad or enjoy as your main meal.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keywords easy, vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 332 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pearled farro
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine farro and vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Cover with a lid and reduce the heat to low and simmer. Cook for 20 minutes or until the farro is tender. Drain the broth from the farro and return the farro to the pan.
  2. Add the crumbled goat cheese to the pan and stir until farro is coated and creamy. Add in the olive oil and fresh lemon juice. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste.
  3. Pour the farro into a large serving bowl. Add the arugula, corn, tomatoes, sliced green onions, and basil. Stir until arugula is well coated in the goat cheese and the salad is well mixed. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired. Serve immediately or chill and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Goat Cheese and Arugula Farro Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 332 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 660mg28%
Potassium 322mg9%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Fiber 9g36%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 1190IU24%
Vitamin C 10.7mg13%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.