Farro Pecan Sweet potato salad.


This is one of those salads that I just kinda made up on the spot as it was pecan day and I wanted to use them in a salad!


SO…lets get together what you will need:

2 small sweet potato, peeled diced and roasted in the oven until soft

2 large grated carrots

1/2 cup shredded red cabbage

1/3 cup toasted pecans

1 cup cooked faro – follow the ingredients on the packet you have.

juice and zest of 1 lemon

good drop of olive oil

salt and pepper

freshly chopped coriander or parsley and mint if you have it.


Basically your going to mix together the Farro, sweet potato, grated carrot, red cabbage, a few of the pecans – save some for the garnish on top.

Gently fold through the lemon zest and juice along with a good drop of olive oil salt and pepper, add in the herbs and mixy mixy saving some fresh herbs also for garnish.


Sprinkle over the last of your pecans and fresh herbs another drizzle of the olive oil and call it done! It really is that simple!



Of course you can swap things in or out, maybe you have quinoa or cous cous.

Could also use butternut squash instead of sweet potatoes.

Get creative and have some fun.

Any questions, comments or general chit chat please let me know.


love always

cupcake xx



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