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Side, Vegetarian, Whole Grains/Pasta/Rice |210 calories per serving|50 minute recipe

Herbed Farro

This content was last updated on February 20, 2020

Whole grains like farro come with a host of health benefits. The dish is rich in fiber as well as cancer-fighting agents including polyphenols and selenium. You can pair this side along with a protein rich main dish and a side vegetable for a well-balanced dinner.


  • 1/2 cup farro
  • 1 cup fat free, reduced-sodium chicken broth (or sub vegetable broth or water)
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp. fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves, chopped
Makes 2 servings (½ cup each). Per serving: 210 calories, 1.5 g total fat (0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 39 g carbohydrates, 7 g protein, 0 g dietary fiber, 410 mg sodium, 1 g sugar, 0 g added sugar.


  1. Bring broth, garlic and herbs to a boil.
  2. Add farro, cover, and reduce heat to simmer.
  3. Cook until water is absorbed, about 40 min.

This recipe contains cancer fighting foods:

This recipe was specially crafted to support cancer prevention and survival. It adheres to AICR's Cancer Prevention Recommendations. Learn more about our recipe guidelines.

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