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Mediterranean Farro Salad

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Serves 5 All you need: 1 cup uncooked farro 3 cups water ½ cup diced red onion 1 cup seeded and diced tomatoes 1 ½ cups seeded and diced cucumber ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup chopped parsley ½ cup reduced-fat feta cheese All you do:

1. Rinse farro under cold water and place in a pot with 3 cups of water or stock. Bring to a boil, reduce to medium-low heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Drain off any excess liquid and let farro cool to room temperature.

2. Once cooled, toss farro with red onion, tomatoes, cucumber, lemon juice, olive oil, parsley and feta cheese.

3. Serve chilled or at room temperature. Nutrition Information per serving: 215 calories, 8 g total fat, 2 g sat. fat, 4 mg cholesterol, 140 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 8 g protein

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