Beans and Farro

Yield: 2 servings
Calories: 292
Theme: Lunch
Beans and Farro

Perfect for an easy side or lunch, this grain dish is filled with fiber, iron and protein. 


  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cup blanched green beans, cross cut and diced
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper, coarse ground
  • 1 cup cooked farro
  • 1 lemon, zested


In a 12-inch sauté pan, add and heat oil, then add onions and sauté until onions become translucent, about 5 minutes.

Add garlic and sauté 1 minute, then add green beans, salt and pepper and mix well. Add farro and lemon zest and mix and sauté until thoroughly heated. Serve.