• 2 Ratings

Farro is hearty enough that it maintains its satisfying, chewy texture even after a couple hours in the slow cooker.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Quarter leeks lengthwise; rinse thoroughly to remove dirt. Chop white and light green portions, discarding tough green portions.

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  • In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine leeks, broth, tomatoes, farro, celery, sweet potato, garlic, salt, and crushed red pepper.

  • Cover and cook on high-heat setting about 2 hours or until farro is tender but still chewy. Stir in greens and beans. Cover and cook for 30 to 60 minutes more or until greens are tender.

  • Stir lemon juice into farro mixture; stir in basil. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

233 calories, (0 g saturated fat, 0 g polyunsaturated fat, 0 g monounsaturated fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 538 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrates, 8 g fiber, 4 g sugar, 11 g protein.

Reviews

2 Ratings
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