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Cranberry Apple Farro

Cranberry Apple Farro is a super easy side dish that looks impressive and is packed full of flavor! Loaded with cranberries, apples, and walnuts, it makes a mouth watering dish to add to your Thanksgiving menu or to go along with everyday dinners! Everyone will fall in love with this farro salad recipe!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 233 kcal


  • 1 cup  chicken broth
  • 1 cup  apple juice
  • 1 Tbsp  Dijon mustard
  • 3 Tbsp  Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp  Herbs de Provence
  • 1/2 tsp parsley
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup farro
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 Honeycrisp apple chopped
  • 2 tsp  minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup  dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar optional
  • 2 Tbsp  fresh rosemary chopped


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine chicken broth, apple juice, Dijon mustard, 1 Tbsp olive oil, salt, pepper, herbs de Provence and parsley to a boil. Stir in farro and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 20 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed. Drain any remaining liquid and transfer farro to serving bowl.

  2. Heat remaining 2 Tbsp olive oil in nonstick skillet. Add onions and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add apples and sauté for an additional 3-5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for an additional minute.

  3. Add onion mixture to bowl with farro. Stir in cranberries and pecans. Toss with apple cider vinegar if desired. Garnish with chopped, fresh rosemary.