Creamy Farro-Smothered Portobellos


Stuff portobello mushroom caps with a healthy blend of vegetables and whole grain farro for a light lunch or filling dinner side dish.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
1 stuffed mushroom each


  • 3 cup reduced-sodium vegetable broth

  • 1 cup semi-pearled farro

  • 6 5 inch fresh portobello mushrooms, stems and gills removed

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 2 cup coarsely chopped fresh Swiss chard leaves

  • ¼ cup snipped dried tomatoes (not oil-pack)

  • 2 teaspoon snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • 4 ounce soft goat cheese (chèvre), cut up

  • ¼ cup finely shredded or shaved Parmesan cheese (1 ounce)

  • ¼ cup sliced green onion tops

  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a medium saucepan bring broth to boiling; stir in farro. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, lightly coat both sides of mushrooms with cooking spray. Preheat a grill pan over medium heat. Add mushrooms. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender, turning once.

  3. Stir Swiss chard, dried tomatoes, and thyme into farro. Cook, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes more or until farro is tender. Remove from heat. Stir in goat cheese until melted.

  4. To serve, place mushrooms, stemmed sides up, on a serving platter. Spoon farro mixture into mushrooms. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, green onion tops, and pepper.

    Creamy Farro-Smothered Portobellos
    Karla Conrad

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

215 Calories
6g Fat
28g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 215
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 482mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 5.3mg 27%
Calcium 131.3mg 10%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Potassium 378mg 8%
Folate, total 28.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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