One of our readers asked for the recipe for the one-pot whole grain dish I made last night. It’s based on a package Anita bought at Central Market in Austin.
Hooray. You can get it on Amazon. Farro is a type of whole grain dried wheat. It is apparently a much healthier option than rice. It’s also really tasty.
So, I made the recipe on the package (above) but added a can of white beans with the liquid. That added a hearty flavor. I also added a cup of carrots that were in the fridge. That added more nutrition and color. I added a little freeze dried onion and fancy pepper from Penzey’s. You could use red pepper or anything a little spicy. (If I had it, I would have used diced onion.)
The bean liquid added to the water in the instructions was enough to make the liquid cook down in just a couple minutes more than in the instructions.
It was so good, and we had leftovers. I enjoy taking interesting things Anita finds at the hipster store and making them MINE.
There. I posted a recipe. By the way, one of our new succulents bloomed.