Step into the world of savory simplicity with our Vegetarian Spanish Farro Recipe. A medley of nutty farro, fresh peas, and vibrant bell peppers awaits you in this delightful meal. Let’s embark on a journey of flavor and nourishment!
Growing up with Mediterranean influences, Farro was a frequent star in many of our home dishes, including the beloved Farro salad recipe. With its delightful nutty flavor, this nutritious ancient grain often graced our table. My mother would boil it to perfection, drain it, and then enhance its taste with cinnamon and a mix of almonds and walnuts. Occasionally, a drizzle of honey would add a sweetness, making every bite of this vegan farro salad unforgettable.
Ancient grains like Farro stand proudly alongside Freekeh and Wheat Berries in my kitchen. They’re not just nutritious; they’re culinary gems. Inspired by hearty farro soups, this recipe adds spinach, smoky paprika, and a hint of chili. It’s perfect for diverse meals, including a cozy dinner or weekly meal prep. Dive into our flavorful Spanish Farro Salad with Peas and Bell Peppers!
Key Ingredients for Farro Salad Recipe
I love how these simple ingredients combine to create a vibrant and flavorful Spanish Farro Salad. The combination of pearled farro, aromatic spices, and a zesty dressing produces a hearty and refreshing salad. Let’s dive into the key ingredients that make this salad a delightful addition to any meal.
- Pearled farro is a versatile grain with a nutty, slightly earthy flavor. That adds a rustic element to the overall flavor profile.
- Seasonings: Combining cumin, chili flakes, dried oregano, ancho chile powder, and smoked paprika adds a bold and smoky depth to the dish.
- Tomato paste contributes a rich umami and tomatoey note to the dish.
- Vegetable broth enriches the flavor profile, providing a savory base; try using homemade or organic low-sodium store-bought.
- Fresh lemon or lime juice brightens the flavors with a touch of acidity.
- Fresh parsley or cilantro garnish adds a freshness to the dish, complementing the spices and adding a pop of color.
Farro Origins & Nutrition
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Try this delightful Vegetarian Spanish Farro recipe, and let me know how it turns out! Drop a comment below with your experience, tweaks, or suggestions—I’d love to hear from you!