Planning your Thanksgiving menu, but you’re ready to try something different? Perhaps you’re preparing one dish to bring to someone else’s event, and you want to make a great impression…
Why not start with a slight spin on a traditional dish that is both healthy, delicious and easy to prepare!
Today’s dish is a green salad:
Pistachio, Farro and Kale Salad Recipe; Serves 6
The Health Specs:
- 205 cal
- 10 g fat (2 g sat)
- 16 g carbs
- 47 mg sodium
- 3 g fiber
- 1 g sugar
- 5 g protein
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
1 cup farro
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
2/3 cup toasted pistachios
1/3 cup parsley
3 stalks celery, finely chopped
2 cups kale, shredded
- In a pot over medium heat, simmer the farro and five cups water for 25 to 30 minutes until the farro is softened but still slightly chewy. Drain in a colander and rinse with cold water to cool.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the crushed garlic, mustard, olive oil and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.
- In a larger bowl, combine the pistachios, shredded kale, chopped parsley and celery. Toss with the dressing and serve.
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