White Bean and Farro Salad


You'll be amazed at how quickly this weeknight meal comes together.

White bean and farro salad served in a white bowl.
Photo: Jennifer Causey
Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins

As the farro cooks, you'll slice a shallot, crumble some feta, and chop a bit of dill. As soon as the grain is tender, you'll be ready to assemble. To shave off even more time, look for quick-cooking farro at the grocery store. Though this dish is satisfying on its own thanks to the hearty whole grain and protein-packed cannellini beans, it would also be tasty topped with a cup or two of shredded rotisserie chicken, grilled shrimp, or roasted salmon. Leftovers make a great lunch, too—the flavors will continue to develop as it sits.


  • ½ cup farro

  • 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 small shallot, thinly sliced

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • ¼ cup sherry vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • ¾ teaspoon black pepper

  • 5 ounces baby arugula

  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (about 1 cup)

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill


  1. Cook farro according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cool running water.

  2. Toss together farro, beans, shallot, oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Let stand 15 minutes.

  3. Add arugula and feta and toss to combine. Garnish with dill.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

510 Calories
20g Fat
65g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 510
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 1066mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 24%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 21g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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