• 2 Ratings

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

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
slow-cook:
2 hrs (high) + 30 to 60 minutes (high)
Servings:
6
Yield:
9 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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; total fat 1g; saturated fat 0g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 538mg; potassium 486mg; carbohydrates 43g; fiber 8g; sugar 4g; protein 11g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 4677IU; vitamin c 15mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 83mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 149mg; iron 2mg.
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Reviews

2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 0
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