Heart Healthy Bell Pepper and Farro Salad Recipe

                   
Sweet bell peppers, lemon juice, and parsley paired with farro make this healthy recipe a satisfying side dish or light entree. Refrigerate this zesty grain salad for at least an hour before serving — this ensures maximum flavor.
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 6 servings
1 cup farro
2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
1 yellow bell pepper, diced
2 red bell peppers, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
1/2 small red onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp chopped fresh mint
1 tsp liquid aminos
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Directions
Step 1

Cook farro according to package directions, substituting water with vegetable broth. In a large salad bowl, toss cooked farro, bell peppers and red onion. In a small bowl, whisk garlic, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, mint and liquid aminos, if using. Pour dressing over the farro mixture and toss to combine.

Step 2

Refrigerate salad, covered with plastic wrap, for at least 1 hour. Serve cold or at room temperature.

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 178
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 1 cup
Per serving:
calories:178
total fat:6g
sat fat:1g
cholesterol:0mg
sodium:63mg
total carb:28g
fibers:5g
proteins:6g

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Heart Healthy Bell Pepper and Farro Salad Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 6 servings
1 cup farro
2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
1 yellow bell pepper, diced
2 red bell peppers, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
1/2 small red onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp chopped fresh mint
1 tsp liquid aminos
Directions
Step 1

Cook farro according to package directions, substituting water with vegetable broth. In a large salad bowl, toss cooked farro, bell peppers and red onion. In a small bowl, whisk garlic, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, mint and liquid aminos, if using. Pour dressing over the farro mixture and toss to combine.

Step 2

Refrigerate salad, covered with plastic wrap, for at least 1 hour. Serve cold or at room temperature.

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