Insalata di Farro e Ceci con Ricotta Salata

Chickpea and Spelt Salad, with Hard Ricotta Cheese

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      2 hr 30

Appears in

4 Grosvenor Square

4 Grosvenor Square

By Danilo Cortellini

Published 2016

  • About

Chickpea, spelt and ricotta are typical ingredients of central Italy’s farming culture. This rustic and healthy salad is a great vegetarian alternative in a buffet-style dinner. It is also a fantastic option as a fulfilling one course meal: the spelt is a good carbohydrate, you gain all the necessary protein from the chickpeas and who doesn’t love cheese with fresh tomatoes and basil? Furthermore, don’t underestimate the use of fresh herbs, it adds lightness to the dish and extra layers of