Farro spring season salad


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 467.4
  • Total Fat: 4.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.0 mg
  • Sodium: 81.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 92.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.3 g
  • Protein: 22.6 g

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Introduction

Spelt, wheat berries, however you want to call this nutty ancient grain is served in many tuscan homes during the spring. Toss it in your rice cooker to make life even easier. Spelt, wheat berries, however you want to call this nutty ancient grain is served in many tuscan homes during the spring. Toss it in your rice cooker to make life even easier.
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    Farro, 8 oz
    Mushrooms, fresh, 1 cup, pieces or slices
    Onions, raw, .5 cup, chopped
    Garlic, 3 cloves
    Artichokes, frozen, .5 package (9 oz)
    Thyme, fresh, 1 tsp
    Peppers, sweet, red, raw, sliced, 1 cup
    Pepper, black, 1 tsp
    Parmesan Cheese, grated, 1 tbsp

Directions

Put farro and 1 1/2 cups water in rice steamer, press button to cook. Saute onions, then garlic until tender. Add remaining ingredients (except for parmasean Cheese) to skillet.

Once farro is complete mix with the items from the skillet. Garnish with fresh parsley and grated cheese. This makes either 2 servings of a complete vegetarian meal or 4 as a grain side dish.

A good stout ale or heffeweisen beer completments the mushrooms and nutty tasting farro.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CRZYLLAMA71.

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  • I added a can of sweet potato puree and forgot the cheese - it was real easy in the rice cooker. Needs more herb flavor but a real good base to work off of. I used chicken stock instead of water. Love the Farro - 12/27/11

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  • i Love farro and this recipe is delicious, a textural ten. i buy my farro at the big online bookstore. - 9/22/09

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