Farro Salad with Fava Beans & Radicchio

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Italian Comfort Food

By The Editors of Saveur

Published 2015

  • About

Made with farro, an ancient grain with a chewy texture and rich, nutty flavor, this hearty salad can be the centerpiece of a meal or served as a side dish. Mix in additional seasonal vegetables, if you like, and if serving as a main course, accompany with country-style bread.


  • 1 cup farro
  • 2 cups shelled and peeled fava beans (about 2 lb.


  1. Combine farro and 5 cups water in a 4-qt. saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until farro is tender, 45 minutes. Add fava beans and cook for 3 minutes; drain, then run u