Arugula and Farro Salad with Garlic Vinaigrette

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

Vinaigrette:

1/2 cup olive oil

1/4 cup garlic cloves, peeled 

1 tablespoon sherry vinegar 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Salad:

4 cups arugula

3/4 cup cooked farro

1/2 cup dried cranberries 

1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese

Directions

  1. For the vinaigrette: Heat the oil and garlic cloves in a small saucepan over medium-high heat until simmering. Adjust the heat to maintain a slow simmer. Cook until the garlic is tender and golden, 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool to room temperature. (The garlic and oil can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 month.)
  2. In a food processor, combine the fried garlic, 1/4 cup of the garlic oil, the vinegar, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Puree until smooth.
  3. For the salad: Combine the arugula, farro, cranberries and goat cheese in a large bowl. Toss with the vinaigrette.

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