5 Fantastic Farro Recipes

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Farro is by far are latest ancient grain obsession! These farro recipes incorporate a grain that is packed with protein, fiber and B-vitamins, for a healthy addition to your diet. Farro has a tender and chewy consistency that works well in a variety of delicious recipes.

1) Farro Vegetable Salad

This gorgeous and colorful farro salad is perfect for a healthy lunch or dinner. It’s packed with fresh vegetables and herbs that complement the mild flavor of the nutty grain. This vegetarian meal is easy to pack for lunch or school, and will be a popular dish at any potluck. The whole family will appreciate this nourishing and delicious salad, which provides protein, fiber, B-complex vitamins and iron in every serving.

2) Mediterranean Kale, Cannellini and Farro Stew

For chilly days, there’s nothing better than warming up with a hearty bowl of soup. This comforting and nutrient-rich farro stew by Jaclyn of Cooking Classy combines healthy ingredients like carrots, tomatoes, kale, cannellini beans, farro and herbs. The farro cooks right along with the other ingredients so you won’t need to spend extra time pre-cooking it. Flavorful and delicious, this recipe is sure to be a hit with your entire family.

3) Farro Veggie Burger

Everyone craves a burger now and then, but it isn’t exactly the healthiest meal option. Lucky for you, these delicious veggie burgers are packed with farro and baked beans so they contain much less fat than traditional burgers, while providing an excellent source of protein, fiber and iron. Serve them for dinner on Meatless Mondays or any night of the week!

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4) Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Farro

Farro is an extremely versatile grain, and this quality is especially evident in these tasty stuffed portobello mushrooms. Made from a combination of veggies, goat cheese, pine nuts, and farro, the filling is a unique and delicious variation on traditional mushroom stuffing. These mushrooms will surely impress the guests at your next dinner party. Plus, they are simple enough to make for weeknight dinners.

5) Farro Pudding

We didn’t forget the dessert! We were so excited to stumble upon this farro pudding recipe from Jen at Savory Simple because it incorporates the nutrient-dense farro grain in one of our favorite sweet treats. The farro works perfectly in this “rice” pudding recipe because of its tender consistency and mild flavor. The addition of raisins and toasted pecans completes the look of the dessert. Your loved ones will definitely enjoy this delicious farro pudding!

Which of these farro recipes do you want to try?

 

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