Meyer Lemon Scented Farro and Asparagus Salad

Vegetarian
Dairy Free
Health score
44%
Meyer Lemon Scented Farro and Asparagus Salad
45 min.
6
222kcal
38.54%sweetness
39.07%saltiness
100%sourness
76.78%bitterness
32.98%savoriness
83.6%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • cups farro cooked
  • cup peas frozen organic
  •  lemon zest 
  • tablespoons meyer lemon juice 
  • bunch asparagus 
  • tablespoon olive oil 
  •  shallots sliced
  • cup crimini mushrooms sliced
  • teaspoons herbs de provence 
  • servings salt and pepper 
  • 0.3 cup macadamia nuts chopped
  • servings lemon zest 
  • 0.3 cup meyer lemon juice 
  • tablespoons citrus champagne vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
  • tablespoons vegetable stock 
  • tablespoons olive oil 
  • small garlic clove grated
  • 0.5 tablespoon honey 

Equipment

  • bowl
  • frying pan
  • whisk

Directions

  1. Cook farro according to package directions. (Note: My package said to soak at least 8 hours, however, I did not have time for this and just cooked it for about 1/2 hour and it turned out great!) During the last few minutes of cooking, add in frozen peas.
  2. Drain farro and peas.
  3. Add in the lemon zest and juice and toss.
  4. Meanwhile, cut asparagus into 3/5 inch pieces and steam until still crispy, but not hard.
  5. Add to bowl of farro and peas.
  6. On medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil In a large saut pan.
  7. Add in sliced shallots and cook until soft.
  8. Add sliced crimini mushrooms and saut until browned and soft.
  9. Add to bowl with rest of salad.
  10. Whisk together vinaigrette ingredients.
  11. Serve in a bowl, drizzle vinaigrette on top, and sprinkle macadamia nuts on top.

Nutrition Facts

Calories222kcal
Protein8.92%
Fat44.97%
Carbs46.11%

Properties

Glycemic Index
49.1
Glycemic Load
2.58
Inflammation Score
-7
Nutrition Score
15.038695652174%

Flavonoids

Eriodictyol
1.15mg
Hesperetin
2.93mg
Naringenin
0.25mg
Apigenin
0.01mg
Luteolin
0.03mg
Isorhamnetin
4.28mg
Kaempferol
1.04mg
Myricetin
0.02mg
Quercetin
10.57mg

Taste

Sweetness:
38.54%
Saltiness:
39.07%
Sourness:
100%
Bitterness:
76.78%
Savoriness:
32.98%
Fattiness:
83.6%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:222.01kcal
11.1%
Fat:11.74g
18.06%
Saturated Fat:1.76g
10.97%
Carbohydrates:27.09g
9.03%
Net Carbohydrates:21.1g
7.67%
Sugar:6.01g
6.68%
Cholesterol:0mg
0%
Sodium:221.15mg
9.62%
Protein:5.24g
10.48%
Vitamin K:47.62µg
45.35%
Manganese:0.67mg
33.32%
Vitamin C:22.5mg
27.27%
Fiber:5.99g
23.95%
Vitamin B1:0.31mg
20.37%
Iron:3.52mg
19.58%
Folate:74.17µg
18.54%
Copper:0.36mg
17.89%
Vitamin A:780.59IU
15.61%
Vitamin B3:2.97mg
14.84%
Selenium:10.21µg
14.58%
Vitamin B2:0.25mg
14.42%
Vitamin E:1.98mg
13.2%
Phosphorus:126.79mg
12.68%
Vitamin B6:0.24mg
12.21%
Potassium:389mg
11.11%
Magnesium:42.34mg
10.59%
Zinc:1.41mg
9.42%
Vitamin B5:0.58mg
5.78%
Calcium:48.99mg
4.9%
Source:Foodista