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Farro Salad with Peas & Arugula

This easy whole grain Farro Salad with Peas and Arugula highlights the fresh flavors of spring! 152 calories and 4 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time32 mins
Total Time37 mins
Course: Salads, Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Clean Eating
Servings: 10 Cups
Calories: 152.7kcal


The Dressing:


  • Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Add the shallot and saute until light brown, about 1 minute. Add the farro, vegetable broth and water. Bring to a boil. Cover, lower heat to medium-low and simmer until the farro is tender, about 30 minutes.
  • Prepare a bowl of ice water. Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil. Add the peas and cook until bright green and just tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Drain and immediately transfer to the ice water.
  • Combine the farro, peas, arugula, sunflower seeds and dressing. Toss to coat.
  • Using a vegetable peeler, shave off thin pieces of Parmesan cheese. Add to the salad. Serve.

The Dressing:

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, agave nectar, salt and pepper.


Weight Watchers Points: 4 (Freestyle SmartPoints), 4 (SmartPoints), 4 (Points+), 3 (Old Points)


Serving: 0.5Cup | Calories: 152.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 5.5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Cholesterol: 2.2mg | Sodium: 106.1mg | Fiber: 3.8g | Sugar: 1.7g