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Garlicky Farro with Roasted Veggies

Farro is a Mediterranean grain of certain wheat species, sold dried, and prepared by cooking in water until soft. People eat it plain, and often use it as an ingredient in salads, soups, and other dishes. it was a mainstay in the diets of Ancient Romans.  We think it has a similar texture and taste to Barley and is a great food to add to your diet. The recipe we're sharing is simple, quick and heats well (so prepare for leftovers)! We like cooking it on a Sunday and adding the remaining vegetables in our fridge into the mix for an impactful and flavorful kick to this super dish! Ingredients: Farro 6 Cloves Garlic Minced 2 Tablespoons EVOO 1 cup organic Farro 3 cups water, stock or wine Salt & Pepper to taste Roasted Veggies: Leftover...

Garlicky Farro with Sauteed Mushrooms and Brussel Sprouts

Warm the heart and help your joints with this dish full of anti-inflammatory goodness! Farro, barley like grain makes this dish filling enough to eat on its own or pair with a nice piece of Salmon or Chicken.     Ingredients:  1 cup of Farro, rinsed and drained 3 cups of water 3 tbsp olive oil, divided 2 cups Brussel Sprouts cut into halves 6 ounces baby Bella mushrooms, sliced 4 ounces shitake mushrooms, destemmed and sliced 6 cloves garlic 1/4 cup chopped Italian Parsley 1/4 tsp sea salt Freshly ground black pepper (to taste) Instructions: Add the rinsed Farro and water to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until tender stirring occasionally. Drain excess water if needed. While the Farro is cooking, add 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil...