Artichoke Farro
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Recipe type: Grains
Cuisine: Mediterranean
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Serves: 4
 
Farro is a whole grain that has been enjoyed in Italy for thousands of years, so it’s a natural partner for artichokes—another Italian favorite.
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 artichoke hearts (fresh, frozen and thawed, or canned), diced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 4 cups cooked farro
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet or sauté pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic and sauté for about 3 minutes, or until softened and fragrant.
  3. Add the artichoke hearts, salt, thyme, basil, oregano, black pepper, tomato paste, and red pepper flakes, if desired, and cook, stirring until heated through.
  4. Serve at once over the cooked farro.
Recipe by VegKitchen at http://www.vegkitchen.com/recipes/artichoke-farro/