Are you ready for a vibrant salad that's both delicious and packed with nutrients? This Crispy Baby Kale Salad with Nutty Farro Delight is a delightful ensemble of flavors and textures. Baby kale leaves, sweet apples, hearty farro, juicy blueberries, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy pistachios come together in a symphony of tastes.


  • 4 cups Baby Kale
  • 1 small red or gala apple, cut into 1-inch matchstick pieces
  • 1 cup cooked and chilled Farro
  • 1 cup Blueberries
  • 4 tablespoons crumbled Goat cheese
  • 4 tablespoons pistachios

Kale Slaw Dressing:

  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon flax seed oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ⅛ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 313
  • Total Fat: 13g (20% DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 3.2g (16% DV)
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 348mg (14% DV)
  • Total Carbohydrate: 48g (16% DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.7g (18% DV)
  • Sugars: 41g
  • Protein: 6g


  1. Cook Farro according to package instructions. Drain and chill it in the refrigerator.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together all the ingredients for the Kale Slaw Dressing. Set aside.
  3. On each plate, arrange a bed of crisp baby kale, followed by the apple matchsticks, chilled farro, and juicy blueberries.
  4. Drizzle each salad with 2 tablespoons of the prepared dressing.
  5. Top each plate with 1 tablespoon of crumbled goat cheese and 1 tablespoon of pistachios.
  6. Dive into this wholesome salad, relishing the balance of flavors and the delightful crunch.


  • Farro is a nutritional powerhouse, rich in fiber, protein, and iron. Cook a batch in advance to elevate your salads, soups, or other dishes throughout the week.
  • This salad makes for a satisfying lunch or a light dinner, offering a balance of proteins, vitamins, and antioxidants.
  • The addition of flaxseed oil not only imparts a nutty taste to the dressing but also boosts it with Omega-3 fatty acids, promoting heart health. Enjoy!
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