Farro, Sausage, and Spinach Dinner

Farro, Sausage, and Spinach Dinner

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Natalie Ercolini 3

"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?"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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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

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  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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This was amazing! It was even better the next day. I didn't see the added value in the wine so I am going to be using veggie broth next time to save on calories.

I liked it a lot. Can't say the same for my 6 year old but she is a picky eater. We used dried cherries because we couldn't find fresh ones and it seemed to work out ok. It was good recipe that ...

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.