White Bean and Asparagus Salad

White Bean and Asparagus Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 (8oz) package uncooked farro (1 1/4 cups)
  • 1/2 pound asparagus, cleaned and trimmed, cut in 1-inch pieces (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 (15oz) can S&W® White Beans (drained, rinsed)
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chicken, cubed
  • 1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup lite balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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30 min

Total Time

15 min

Prep Time

6

Servings

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Ingredients

  • 1 (8oz) package uncooked farro (1 1/4 cups)
  • 1/2 pound asparagus, cleaned and trimmed, cut in 1-inch pieces (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 (15oz) can S&W® White Beans (drained, rinsed)
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chicken, cubed
  • 1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup lite balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Cook farro in 2 cups water as directed on package. Meanwhile, heat 2 inches of water in 2-quart saucepan to boiling. Add asparagus; cook 30 seconds. Immediately drain and chill in bowl of ice water; drain.
In large bowl, combine farro, asparagus and all remaining ingredients and toss lightly to combine. Serve immediately or refrigerate until serving time.

Serving Suggestion: This is a very tasty salad that can be served as is or on a bed of salad greens. Sprinkle with shredded parmesan and chopped walnuts if desired. This recipe is also great with S&W® Garbanzo Beans.

Tip: You can substitute 3 cups cooked quinoa or bulgur wheat for the farro, if you prefer. Cook as directed on package.

Serving Size: about 7oz each

Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Calories 230, Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 330mg, Carb 37g, Fiber 6g, Sugar 9g, Protein 14g, Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 4%, Iron 8%