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Pesto Farro with Chicken, Smoked Mozzarella and Tomatoes

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 cup farro

1 pint grape tomatoes, halved 

One 7-ounce container pesto 

2 cooked chicken breasts, diced (about 1 1/2 cups) 

Zest and juice of 1 lemon 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 

7 ounces smoked mozzarella, cubed 

Grated Parmesan, for serving


  1. Cook the farro according to the package instructions.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the warn farro with the tomatoes, pesto, diced chicken and lemon zest and juice. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the mozzarella last so that it maintains its shape and doesn't melt completely. Serve with a sprinkle of grated Parmesan.