Summer Sausage and Farro Salad with Sweet Tomato Vinaigrette

Summer Sausage and Farro Salad with Sweet Tomato Vinaigrette

This hearty, nutritious salad features cooked whole spelt grains, otherwise known as farro, green beans, cheese and flavourful summer sausage for a filling meal that you can make-ahead and pack to go.




45 Mins

Cook Time

15 Mins



2 cups sugar snap peas or green beans, trimmed and cut in thirds

1/3 cup bottled strained tomatoes (passata)

3 tbsp red wine vinegar

3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

1 tbsp liquid honey

½ tsp dried oregano

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp pepper

3 cups cooked farro (whole spelt grains)

1 yellow bell pepper, chopped

1 pkg (150 g) Schneiders Dry Summer Sausage, chopped

½ cup diced or crumbled feta cheese

½ cup chopped Italian parsley


In saucepan of boiling, salted water, cook peas until tender-crisp and bright green, about 2 minutes. Drain and chill in ice water. Drain again, well.

In large bowl, whisk together tomatoes, vinegar, olive oil, honey, oregano, salt and pepper.

Add green beans and remaining ingredients, tossing to coat. Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days


You can substitute any cooked whole grain for the farro. Try brown rice, barley, wheatberries or oat groats.

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