Alessi Farro Beets and Spinach 170g

$4.75

Alessi Farro with Beets & Spinach begins with delicious, nutty flavored, whole grain farro. To the farro, we add purplish-red, nutrient packed beets and team them with nature’s dynamo vegetable, spinach. With a quick twenty minute cooking time, this hearty dish satiates hunger pangs and offers a pleasing texture. Use as a side dish or as a base for a one bowl meal.

12 in stock (can be backordered)

Description

Farro, known as the “Mother of all wheat” was so important to the Roman legion that it was sometimes used as currency. This ancient Mediterranean whole grain was and is still a staple food prized not only for its taste but also for its nutritional value. High in protein and fiber, it is very easy to digest and can be enjoyed in a number of ways. Alessi Farro with Beets & Spinach begins with delicious, nutty flavored, whole grain farro. To the farro, we add purplish-red, nutrient packed beets and team them with nature’s dynamo vegetable, spinach. With a quick twenty minute cooking time, this hearty dish satiates hunger pangs and offers a pleasing texture. Use as a side dish or as a base for a one bowl meal.

Additions:

1 3/4 cups water

1 Tbsp. butter

Cooking Directions:

1. In a large saucepan with a tight fitting lid bring 14 oz. (1 3/4 cups) of water to a boil.
2. Add 1 Tbsp butter (optional) and package of Alessi Beets and Spinach Farro. Stir while boiling for one minute.
3. Cover saucepan tightly.  Reduce heat to simmer and cook undisturbed for 20 minutes.
4. Let stand uncovered for three minutes. Fluff and serve.

Beets and Spinach Farro with Balsamic Reduction Recipe

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings

Directions

Prepare farro according to pkg instructions.

Place a serving of farro on a bed of fresh baby spinach.  Season with olive oil and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar (or balsamic reduction).  Sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese.
Variation:  Add cooked shrimp and chopped pistachios over salad.