Sweet Italian Sausages and Zucchini & Farro Salad

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Sweet Italian Sausages and Zucchini with Grilled Lemons & Farro Salad

Sweet Italian Sausages go very good with a grain salad that has a assortment of flavors and textures. We have chewy farro that add a substance to the dish, creamy goat cheese, fresh scallions and mint, all bold flavors for this simple dish.

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Farro is made of grains of certain wheat species. It is sold dried and prepared by cooking in water until soft. You can eat it plain, and often use it as an ingredient in salads like we are doing today.

We serve the salad with grilled sausages and zucchini and then brighten the entire dish with a simple lemon dressing and grilled lemon halves.

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Sweet Italian Sausages and Zucchini with Grilled Lemons & Farro Salad

A good grain salad has a assortment of flavors and textures. We have chewy farro that add a substance to the dish, creamy goat cheese, fresh scallions and mint, all bold flavors for this simple dish.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 134 oz goat cheese
  • 1 oz scallions
  • 2 lemons
  • 8 oz zucchini
  • 12 oz sweet Italian sausage
  • 4.4 oz farro
  • 1 box of golden raisins
  • 1 ⁄4 oz fresh mint
  • olive oil
  • coarse kosher salt
  • freshly ground pepper

Instructions

The Recipe

  • Prep ingredients: Crumble goat cheese into a small bowl. Trim ends from scallions then thinly slice. Juice 1 lemon; halve 2nd lemon lengthwise. Trim ends from zucchini, then slice crosswise into 1⁄2-inch rounds.
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  • Season ingredients: Preheat grill or grill pan over medium- high. Place the sausages, zucchini, and lemon halves on a baking sheet. Prick the sausages 2 or 3 times with a fork. Drizzle zucchini and lemon with 2 teaspoons oil, and season with 1⁄2 teaspoon salt and a few grinds pepper.
  • Grill sausages & zucchini: Place sausages on the grill or grill pan, cover, and reduce heat to medium. Cook, turning occasionally, until lightly charred, about 5 minutes. Transfer zucchini to the grill. Continue cooking, turning occasionally, until zucchini is tender and sausage is cooked through, about 12 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board, keep grill on.
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  • Cook farro: Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Add the farro, 1⁄3 cup of raisins, and 1⁄2 teaspoon of salt. Cook until grains are tender, 5–6 minutes. Drain well and transfer to a medium bowl. Cool slightly.
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  • Grill lemon & toss grains: Grill the lemon halves, cut side-down, until lightly charred, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board and cut into wedges. To the farro, add goat cheese, scallions, lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons oil. Toss gently to combine and season with salt and pepper.
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  • Finish & serve: Pick mint leaves from stems; tear any large leaves. Stir mint into the farro salad. Cut sausages into thick slices on an angle. Serve salad topped with grilled sausages, zucchini, and lemon wedges. Drizzle with olive oil. Enjoy!