FARRO WITH RED BELL PEPPER AND FETA
Get ready to embark on a Mediterranean culinary adventure with our Farro with Red Bell Pepper and Feta recipe. This dish combines the wholesome goodness of farro with the vibrant flavors of red bell pepper, Feta cheese, and more. Let's dive in!
- 1 ½ cups farro
- ½ cup finely chopped red bell pepper
- ⅓ cup finely chopped carrot
- ¼ cup finely chopped green onion
- 2 tablespoons crumbled Feta cheese
- 3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon flax seed oil
- 1 ½ tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 1 clove garlic, minced
Nutritional Information (per serving):
- Servings: 6
- Calories: 95
- Total Fat: 3.9g (6% DV)
- Saturated Fat: 1g (5% DV)
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Sodium: 132mg (5% DV)
- Total Carbohydrate: 12g (4% DV)
- Dietary Fiber: 1.1g (4% DV)
- Sugars: 1.6g
- Protein: 2.9g
First things first, let's prepare the star of our dish - the farro. Follow the package directions to cook the farro to perfection. We want it tender and ready to soak up all those delightful flavors.
In a generous mixing bowl, combine the cooked farro with the finely chopped red bell pepper, carrot, green onion, crumbled Feta cheese, and the fresh parsley. It's like a colorful Mediterranean party right in your bowl!
Now, it's time to whip up a dressing that will take this dish to the next level. In a separate small bowl, mix together the extra virgin olive oil, flax seed oil, balsamic vinegar, and that minced clove of garlic. The aroma alone is a promise of deliciousness.
Bring everything together! Pour that luscious dressing you just made over the farro mixture. Give it a good toss until all the ingredients are coated in that Mediterranean magic. Don't forget to season with a pinch of salt and a dash of pepper to taste.
Your Farro with Red Bell Pepper and Feta is now ready to steal the spotlight at your table. It's perfect served at room temperature, allowing those flavors to dance on your taste buds. And here's a tip: it keeps well in the refrigerator for about 3 days, so you can enjoy it anytime!
Farro is not just delicious; it's also a nutritional powerhouse, rich in fiber and protein. This dish brings the taste of the Mediterranean to your plate, making it a delightful and healthy choice for any occasion. So, whether you're sharing it with friends or savoring it on your own, get ready for a taste sensation that will transport you to the sunny shores of the Mediterranean!