Tuna Farro Salad

  • Author: Kate Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop and Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Delicious grains, cheery tomatoes and seafood come together in this hearty and easy tuna farro salad! Perfect as a side dish or all on its own.


  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 cups farro
  • 7 ounces good quality jarred tuna, broken up into pieces
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 and line a baking sheet with foil. Toss tomatoes with a little olive oil and roast for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, Bring water to a simmer, add farro and simmer for 30 minutes or until tender but still chewy. Drain.
  3. Gently toss farro, tuna and tomatoes together. Drizzle on a few tablespoons of olive oil and add the lemon juice and toss again. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Divide among plates, top with mint and serve.


If you can’t find farro, you can substitute barley or brown rice, prepared according to package directions.