Meyer Lemon Scented Farro and Asparagus Salad

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS
3 tablespoons meyer lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 shallots, sliced
2 teaspoons herbs de provence
MEYER LEMON VINAGIRETTE
1/4 cup meyer lemon juice
2 tablespoons vegetable stock
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small garlic clove, grated on a microplane
1/2 tablespoon honey

Preparation

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PREPARATION
2
Cook farro according to package directions. (Note: My package said to soak at least 8 hours, however, I did not have time for this and just cooked it for about 1/2 hour and it turned out great!) During the last few minutes of cooking, add in frozen peas. Drain farro and peas. Add in the lemon zest and juice and toss.
3
Meanwhile, cut asparagus into 3/5 inch pieces and steam until still crispy, but not hard. Add to bowl of farro and peas.
4
On medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil In a large sauté pan. Add in sliced shallots and cook until soft. Add sliced crimini mushrooms and sauté until browned and soft. Add to bowl with rest of salad.
5
Whisk together vinaigrette ingredients.
6
Serve in a bowl, drizzle vinaigrette on top, and sprinkle macadamia nuts on top.

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A bright and healthy salad, combining hearty farro with fresh asparagus and peas, tangy meyer lemons, earthy crimini mushrooms, and sweet caramelized shallots. All tossed in a sweet and tangy meyer lemon vinaigrette and topped with crunch macadamia nuts.

Yield:

6.0

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Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 8:51pm

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