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Farro, Sausage, and Spinach Dinner

Farro, Sausage, and Spinach Dinner

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    55 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 5 m
Natalie Ercolini

Natalie Ercolini

Farro, a cleaner nuttier taste from barley, pairs so well with jalapeno chicken sausage, black cherries, mushrooms, spinach, and goat cheese. Serve with toasted baguette. Wow! Who would have thunk it?

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  • Calories:
  • 365 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 16.5 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.4g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 21 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 962 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook farro in the boiling water until tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Drain.
  2. Cook and stir cherries in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until liquid is released, 5 to 7 minutes. Add red wine and 1 pinch salt; simmer until cherries soften and sauce is slightly reduced, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Heat olive oil in a frying pan; cook and stir sausage until browned, 5 to 10 minutes. Add mushrooms and a pinch salt. Cook and stir until liquid is released from mushrooms, about 5 minutes. Stir farro and white wine into mushroom mixture; cook until wine has evaporated, about 5 minutes.
  4. Remove pan from heat. Add spinach, parsley, and cherry sauce; stir until spinach is slightly wilted. Stir in goat cheese until melted; toss well.
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Jenny Case
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Jenny Case

8/16/2014

I tried it just as it's written and it was delicious. I was looking for a recipe for Farro and this fit the bill.

Sara Hoppes
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Sara Hoppes

6/28/2013

We enjoyed this recipe, but I was nervous how all of these flavors would go together. My dinner guests and I all agreed that getting tart and flavorful cherries is important for this recipe.

Falifer
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Falifer

1/6/2013

Farro needs to be cooked for much longer, it wasn't tender at all. Other than that an OK recipe.

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