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Swiss Chard Salad with Blackberry-Clove Vinaigrette

Farro is a healthy ancient wheat-based grain originally from Italy. Its firm chewy texture makes it ideal for salads. Paired with Swiss chard and drizzled with a blackberry vinaigrette, it’s a colorful and hearty salad.
20m
PREP TIME
25m
COOK TIME
183
CALORIES
14
INGREDIENTS

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Ingredients 10 Servings

  • 2 cups blackberries, divided
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Cloves, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 1/2 cups Kitchen Basics® All Natural Original Chicken Stock
  • 1 cup farro
  • 1 bunch red or rainbow Swiss chard, stems removed and leaves thinly sliced (10 cups)
  • 4 radishes, cut into wedges
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced ricotta salata

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 For the Blackberry-Clove Vinaigrette, place 1 cup of the blackberries, balsamic vinegar, honey, lemon juice, chopped red onion, 1/4 teaspoon of the cloves and salt in blender container; cover. Blend on medium speed until blackberries are coarsely chopped. With blender running, add oil in a steady stream until well blended. Set aside.
  • 2 Bring stock, farro and remaining 1/2 teaspoon cloves to boil in medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until farro is tender. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Drain any remaining liquid. Transfer to large bowl to cool.
  • 3 To assemble salad, place 1 cup chard greens on each plate. Top with farro, remaining blackberries, radishes, sliced red onion and ricotta salata. Drizzle with Blackberry-Clove Vinaigrette.

TIPS AND TRICKS

Test Kitchen Tip: Look for farro in the rice and pasta or organic sections of the supermarket. It is rich in fiber and protein.

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