Change up your morning cereal with a whole grain like farro. This ancient grain has a nutty flavor and is loaded with beneficial nutrients like protein, fiber, magnesium and zinc. Besides breakfast, farro can boost your favorite salad or soup and is a delicious addition to many side dishes.
- 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill Farro, rinsed
- 2 tbsp. maple syrup, divided
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. salt, divided
- 1/8 tsp. ground cardamom
- 1 tbsp. Schnucks unsalted butter
- 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
- 2 small pears, cored and sliced
- 1 tsp. lemon juice
- 1/4 cup chopped toasted pecans
- Place farro in a large saucepan and add 3 cups water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain excess liquid. Stir in 1 tablespoon syrup, cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon salt and cardamom.
- Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat 2–3 minutes or until it begins to brown. Stir in vanilla and reduce heat to medium. Add pears, remaining syrup and remaining salt and cook 2–3 more minutes. Stir in lemon juice.
- Divide farro among four bowls and evenly top with pear mixture and pecans.
350 CALORIES Per Serving
SATURATED FAT: 2G