Farro Pilaf or "Stuffing" with Cranberries and Walnuts
Enjoy Farro Pilaf with Cranberries and Walnuts as a side dish or as stuffing. It's a healthy twist on a holiday dinner staple that doesn’t sacrifice any flavor.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
- 1 cup Farro
- 1/2 cup walnuts
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 cup yellow onion diced
- 1 cup celery diced
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1 Tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
Cook farro according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
Heat frying pan over medium high heat, add walnuts and toast for about 5 minutes or until lightly fragrant, stirring constantly.
Remove walnuts from pan and chop. Add walnuts to bowl with cooked farro.
Add olive oil to pan and swirl to coat.
Add onion and celery to pan and saute for about 5 minutes or until softened.
Add cooked onion and celery to bowl with farro and walnuts.
Stir cranberries, thyme and salt into the farro mixture.
Toss farro mixture with apple cider vinegar.
Use stuffing in any recipe that calls for stuffing or serve as a warm or cold side.
Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 115mg | Potassium: 226mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 4.4mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1.5mg