Farro Cabbage Salad


Kick off American Heart Month with this heart-healthy salad packed with delicious whole grains. For a different flavor, substitute packaged broccoli slaw for the cabbage. This recipe comes to us from our friends at Oldways and appears in the new resource, The Oldways 4-Week Vegetarian & Vegan Diet Menu Plan.

Serves 4

  • 2 1/2 cups shredded cabbage (red or white)
  • 2 cups cooked farro (cooked according to package directions)
  • 3 scallions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric

In a large bowl, toss together the cabbage, farro, scallions, and parsley. In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, cumin, chili powder, and turmeric. Pour the dressing on the salad, toss, and serve.

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Nutrition Information

Farro Cabbage Salad

Servings per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories:  241

Calories from Fat:  59

Total Fat:  7g

Saturated Fat:  1g

Cholesterol:  0mg

Sodium:  19mg

Potassium:  188mg

Carbohydrates:  40g

Dietary Fiber:  7g

Protein:  7g

Sugars:  3g

Vitamin A:  18%

Vitamin C:  64%

Calcium:  4%

Iron:  11%

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