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Yum, since this salad I have been using everywhere and for anyone looking for a good quality oil I highly recommend ordering from Finger Lakes:www.fingerlakesgrapeseedoil.com.

For this recipe adapted from Weight Watchers: www.weightwatchers.com/food/rcp/RecipePage.aspx?recipeid=365391

  • You will need 3/4 cup uncooked Farro (I got mine at Trader Joes)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup red grapes
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 1 TBSP Grapeseed oil
  • 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp white wine vinegar (I just use to taste)
  • 1/4 cup Goat Cheese

Cook Farro according to directions

Place cooked Farro into bowl and add your sliced red grapes

Add your chopped celery
Add the chopped scallions

Mix it all together...very easy

Create your dressing separately 

Add your Goat Cheese
Stir in your dressing and plate.

 I clearly don't do hard recipes and this seriously was one of the tastiest and easiest creations I have done in a while. If you do Weight Watchers a serving is about 4 points and this serves 6. voila!

Do you have any good salad creations?