Superfood Farro Bowl

Superfood Farro Bowl

This vibrant dish has a unique flavor combination that will bring a party to your taste buds!  It is vegan, gluten-free, and takes only about 10 minutes to prepare.  Besides being totally delicious, it is also quite nutrient dense.  Here is what each ingredient brings to the table…

  • Farro – provides whole grains, a bit of plant based protein, and a hearty chew that will keep you energized and satisfied until your next meal.
  • Asparagus – Gotta get those greens!  Asparagus is a solid source of fiber, folate, and several other vitamins.
  • Edamame – A significant source of soy protein, these beans come with many other vitamins and minerals as well.
  • Carrots – Add color, fiber, and your daily intake of vitamin A.
  • Kale – Known for its superfood properties, kale is full of nutrients that improve your well being.
  • Apples and dried cranberries – enhance the flavor profile while providing quick digesting carbohydrates for instant energy.
  • Onions and garlic – add flavor while providing certain natural medicinal benefits that help combat common health issues.
  • Walnuts – have a long list of heath benefits due to their healthy fat content, the omega-3 fatty acids they provide, and the several vitamins and minerals within them.
  • Pomegranate seeds – provide antioxidants, flavor, color, and many nutritional benefits.

Moral of the story, this dish is a perfect meal to satisfy your hunger and fuel a balanced lifestyle!

 

AuthorLeah ClapperCategory, , , DifficultyBeginner

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time3 minsCook Time6 minsTotal Time9 mins

Ingredients

 ¼ cup onion, diced
 ½ cup apple, diced
 ½ cup asparagus, chopped
 1 carrot, sliced
 ¼ cup edamame beans
 handful dried cranberries
 large handful kale
 1 clove garlic, minced
 ½ tbsp apple cider vinegar
 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
 ½ tsp lemon juice
 dash ground pepper
 1 cup farro, cooked (quinoa or rice also works great)
 ¼ cup pomegranate seeds
 small handful walnuts

Directions

1

Prepare vegetables and heat a large drizzle of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.

2

Saute onion, apples, asparagus, carrot, edamame, dried cranberries, and walnuts until vegetables are beginning to become tender, about 3-5 minutes.

3

Add minced garlic, apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, and ground pepper. Cook for about one more minute, until fragrant.

4

Serve over grains and top with pomegranate seeds.

Ingredients

 ¼ cup onion, diced
 ½ cup apple, diced
 ½ cup asparagus, chopped
 1 carrot, sliced
 ¼ cup edamame beans
 handful dried cranberries
 large handful kale
 1 clove garlic, minced
 ½ tbsp apple cider vinegar
 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
 ½ tsp lemon juice
 dash ground pepper
 1 cup farro, cooked (quinoa or rice also works great)
 ¼ cup pomegranate seeds
 small handful walnuts

Directions

1

Prepare vegetables and heat a large drizzle of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.

2

Saute onion, apples, asparagus, carrot, edamame, dried cranberries, and walnuts until vegetables are beginning to become tender, about 3-5 minutes.

3

Add minced garlic, apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, and ground pepper. Cook for about one more minute, until fragrant.

4

Serve over grains and top with pomegranate seeds.

Superfood Farro Bowl



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