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Poached Salmon and Farro Salad

A simple yet elegant salad recipe consisting of poached salmon and farro.  A soothing touch on a hot summer's day
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Fish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Health Magazine


  • 1 1/4 lb salmon
  • 4 teaspoon of red wine
  • 4 to 5 sprigs of dill
  • 1/2 cup barley or farro
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons of capers chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons¬† dill snipped
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons of red wine vinegar
  • Lemon juice
  • Olive oil


  • Poach salmon in water with 4 teaspoon of red wine and 4 to sprigs of dill. Cool and flake.
  • Cook barley or farro and then toss with 2 teaspoon of olive oil and let cool.
  • Combine vegetables with salmon, grain and Dijon. Season with wine vinegar, dill, lemon juice and salt and pepper.