Farro Caprese Salad

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CAMPBELL’S® 30% Less Sodium Ready to Use Chicken   Broth

CAMPBELL’S® 30% Less Sodium Ready to Use Chicken Broth

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 mL) farro
  • 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) CAMPBELL’S® 30% Less Sodium Ready to Use Chicken Broth
  • 2 lb (908 g) cherry tomatoes (or grape, plum)
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh basil leaves, chiffonade
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) pine nuts, toasted
  • 8 oz (226 g) fresh burrata cheese
  • Flaky sea salt to taste
  • Freshly cracked black pepper

Directions

  1. Bring 2 1/2 cups of Campbell’s broth to a boil in a pot with a tight-fitting lid. Add 1 cup farro. Cover,reduce heat to low,and simmer for 30 minutes until soft and chewy to the taste. Drain excess liquid. Set aside.
  2. Depending on choice of tomato,halve or quarter into bite sized pieces. Combine tomatoes,olive oil,basil,and garlic in a large bowl and marinate for the remaining cooking time of the farro. Stir in cooked grains,pine nuts,and torn pieces of burrata. Add sea salt and cracked black pepper to taste.

Recipe tips

  • Notes: Pairs well with grilled octopus,halibut or sole. If pairing with shrimp (tail-on),marinate in olive oil and garlic before grilling
  • Tips: Investing in Maldon Sea Salt will serve this dish well as the flaky salt takes the tomatoes to the next level of flavour.
  • When large heirloom variety tomatoes become available in late August,substitute for listed tomatoes. To prepare an heirloom tomato: remove core with a very sharp paring knife. With a serrated knife,slice the tomatoes in 1 mm segments parallel to the core.
  • Grain Substitution: Pearl barley is a suitable grain alternative as is pasta like couscous or orzo.

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NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

  • One serving of vegetables
  • Excellent source of calcium
  • Source of fiber

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