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Cooking with Vanessa: A simple dish for the summer

Updated: Dec 2, 2019

The summer is upon us and what better way to get ready for those hot days than learning to make easy and light Italian dishes for ourselves, friends, and family? Join Phd Student Vanessa Fanelli from the University of Texas at Austin, as she teaches us how to make this special salad made with Farro, a very healthy substitute for pasta.


1 package of pre-cooked Farro (10 min cooking time)

Sliced Tomatoes of your choice

5-6 Fresh basil leaves

3 full tablespoons of Pesto sauce (homemade or store bought)

1 can of Tuna in Extra virgin olive oil

1 jar of green olives



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