Farro Salad with Pecorino Cheese, Honey, Pears and Arugula

farro salad with pecorino cheese, honey, pears and aragula

Pecorino cheese and honey is a devine combination. Cheese and pears too. So, why don't you mix all these ingredients, add some aragula leaves and a sublime cereal like barley to make a refined healthy salad?

You can use this recipe to make an original cheese and honey appetizer, for example served in small bowls, or for a complete meal. Let's see how to make it.

pecorino cheese and pears

Instructions: 

  • Rinse the barley and boil it in salted water for 35 minutes (or as long as indicated on the package).
  • Drain it, let cool and transfer into a large bowl.
  • Mix the olive oil in a small bowl with vinegar, honey, a pinch of salt and a generous grinding of pepper, stir and set aside.
  • Wash the rocket, drain it and hop it coarsely.
  • Cut the cheese into small pieces.
  • Wash the pears without peeling them, dry, cut into wedges, remove the core and then cut it into very thin slices.
  • Add the leaves of arugula, the slices of pear and the cheese to the farro, season with the honey sauce and serve .
  • If you like, you can enrich the salad with 4-5 chopped walnuts.

Alternatively, you can replace the pears with slices of grilled onions (picture). The video below illustrates all the characteristics and properties of farro.

 

 

Main iImage: Roast Onion & Farro Salad by Jules, CC BY 2.0