Farro with Pistachios

From nutrition expert and author Brooke Alpert's new book, The Diet Detox, this high-fiber dish is the perfect healthy side dish for any holiday meal.  Since farro has a natural nutty flavor, it pairs well with the chopped pistachios.  Be sure to check out Brooke's specially curated bundles for OurHarvest that includes products she recommends to clients for a healthy and balanced diet.  

  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • 2 cup Water
  • 1 cup Farro
  • 1.5 teaspoon Coconut Oil
  • 1 Onion (medium, finely chopped)
  • 1 cup Salted Pistachios (shelled, chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar
  1. In a large saucepan, bring the water, farro, and salt to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer, and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Transfer the farro to a large bowl, draining the extra fluid if necessary.
  3. Heat the coconut oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until translucent, about 6 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  4. Add the onion to the farro and mix in the pistachios.
  5. Top with the red wine vinegar and toss until well combined.