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Harvest Farro Salad recipe / Running in a Skirt

Harvest Farro Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Harvest Farro Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette is filled with sweet potato, cranberry and apple!  A perfect side dish or vegan main course for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any fall day.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 375 kcal


For the sweet potatoes

  • 2 small sweet potatoes, peeled & cubed
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • salt & pepper, to taste

For the rest of the dish

  • 1 cup uncooked farro
  • 3 cups water or vegetable broth
  • 1 apple, sliced
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • 2 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinaigrette ***, to taste


For the potatoes

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Toss the potatoes in the olive oil, thyme salt and pepper.
  • Roast for 20-30 minutes until tender

For the rest of the dish

  • Cook the farro in the water or vegetable broth according to package instructions.
  • Toss the cooked farro, roasted sweet potatoes, apple, cranberries, pumpkin seeds together with the Apple Cider Vinaigrette.  Add more dressing to taste!
  • Serve warm or room temperature!


*** Get the recipe for my Homemade Healthy Apple Cider Vinaigrette HERE.


Calories: 375kcalCarbohydrates: 81gProtein: 8gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 68mgPotassium: 609mgFiber: 13gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 16079IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 56mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Farro Salad
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