Here are a dozen tasty and healthy vegan farro recipes. ThisÂ nutty, hearty grain has joined other recently revived ancient grainsÂ like quinoa, einkorn, kaÃ±iwa, and teff in the modern kitchen. Filled with fiber and high in iron, you’ll want swap it in for rice and barley in all kinds of dishes. Make sure to see our guide on How to Cook Farro for more tips, and be inspired by the recipes ahead.
Super-Quick Grain-Stuffed Peppers (shown at top): Once you stuffÂ the pilaf into prepared peppers, you need not even cook or bake them any further.Â For these, we used a delicious porcini-flavored quick-cooking farro pilaf mix, for those of you who are in a hurry.
Spring Farro Asparagus Salad: A delicate blend of the farro, asparagus, radishes, edamame, and peppers, this is good servedÂ as a side-by-side entrÃ©e with a warm or cold bean dish. Leftovers are excellent for the next dayâ€™s lunch for home or work.
Artichoke Farro: Farro is a favorite grain in Italian cuisine,Â so itâ€™s a natural partner for artichokesâ€”another Italian favorite â€” in this simple pilaf by Kim Lutz.
Baked Farro with Tomatoes & Herbs: Contributed by Isa Moskowitz and Terry Romero, this comforting and easy tomato and herb-drenched baked farro casserole may bump your favorite pasta bake down a notch or two.Â Â
Barley or Farro Salad with Apricots and Almonds: Hereâ€™s a simple Middle-Eastern inspired salad whoseÂ slight sweetness makes it a good foil for other Middle Eastern specialties likeÂ hummus,Â tabbouli, andÂ baba ghanouj.Â
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Mediterranean Farro Salad with Spiced Chickpeas: A recipe from Budget Bytes, this salad features a classicÂ tomato and cucumber combo, seasoned and sautÃ©ed some chickpeas.Â It’s topped it off withÂ a creamy tahini dressing.Â
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No-Fuss Garlicky Farro with SautÃ©ed Mushrooms: From Blissful Basil, this farro dish is super-easy, with minimal chopping, cookware, and ingredients required. It’s a comforting kind of main dish you’ll loveÂ at the end of a busy day.Â
Farro and White Bean Veggie BurgersÂ by Sharon Palmer are amazing! Says Sharon “Homemade veggie burgers, such as these savory farro and white bean burgers, are leaps and bounds above frozen varieties when it comes to taste. And theyâ€™re not as hard to make as you think.”Â
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Asian-Style Farro Buddha Bowl with Crispy Baked TofuÂ from Small Bites helps you stick to your healthy eating goals!Â This Farro Buddha Bowl is packed with veggies,Â protein, and Asian-inspired flavors.
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Vegan Farro Mujadara is an inspired idea fromÂ rom Whisk and Shout. The Middle Eastern classic combines lentils with either rice or bulgur; so why not try it with Farro? It becomes heartier than ever.
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Farro and Hearty Greens Soup: Finally, from Lettyâ€™s Kitchen, this savory farro and hearty greens soup is a delicious cold weather favorite of Letty’s family, and she’s betting that you’llÂ love it as much asÂ they do.