Originally from Mesopotamia, farro is a type of wheat with a wonderful nutty flavor and toothsome texture. It's packed with plant-based protein, niacin, magnesium and zinc. Ancient wheat strains have also been found to have higher levels of antioxidants and carotenoids, important for eye health.

EatingWell Magazine, June 2021

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Recipe Summary test

active:
5 mins
total:
8 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine oat milk (or other nondairy milk or water), farro and salt in a 5- or 6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low until tender and creamy, about 8 hours.

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Equipment

5- or 6-quart slow cooker

Tip

Use any plant-based milk or water in this recipe, but skip dairy; it will curdle.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup
240 calories; fat 2g; sodium 290mg; carbohydrates 48g; dietary fiber 5g; protein 10g; sugars 5g; potassium 95mg.
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