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Summer Farro Saute
with summer squash / corn / tomatoes / fried egg

Active: 45 minTotal: 45 min

This quick and flavorful summer farro saute is packed with produce and finished with a fried egg.
Smarts: This is a great meal to use up any leftover vegetables, so feel free to sub or add whatever you have on hand.

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
Metric
Summer Farro Saute:
  • Farro, semi-pearled / husked and uncooked - 3/4 cup
  • Summer squash - 1 lb, chopped (sub zucchini)
  • Leeks - 2, white parts chopped
  • Corn kernels, fresh or frozen - 1 1/4 cups
  • Basil - 8 leaves, chiffonade
  • Tomatoes, medium - 2, chopped
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp
  • White wine - 1/2 cup, sub stock
  • Coriander, ground - 1/2 tsp
  • Paprika - 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 2 tsp
  • Eggs - 4

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Servings Per Recipe 4
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Prep

  1. Cook farro - (Double if making Thursday’s meal.) Bring a saucepan of water to boil. Give it a generous sprinkle of salt and add farro. If you bought semi-pearled or husked farro, it should take about 25 minutes to cook until al dente, tender but not soggy. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Squash / Leeks - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  3. Corn - If using fresh corn, slice kernels off cobs. If using frozen corn, defrost. (Can be done 1 day ahead)
  4. Basil / Tomatoes - Prep as directed.

Make

  1. Heat a saute pan or wok over medium heat. Add first portion of oil and then leeks with a pinch of salt. Saute until tender, ~2 minutes.
  2. Add white wine and simmer until wine is absorbed by leeks, ~3 minutes.
  3. Add summer squash and saute for 4 to 5 minutes. Add ground coriander, paprika, and tomatoes and saute until spices are fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes more.
  4. Fold in farro (reserve half if doubled for Thursday) and corn until warmed through.
  5. Remove pan from heat and stir in lemon juice. Season with some salt and pepper. Set aside, covered to keep warm.
  6. Heat a nonstick pan with second portion of oil over medium heat. Crack eggs into pan and fry until cooked to your liking - on one side for sunny-side up or flip to cook on both sides.
  7. Divide farro between serving plates. Top with basil and a fried egg. Season egg with some salt and pepper. Enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (31)
Gluten-free (4)
Paleo (7)
Vegetarian (11)

30 reviews

I loved it but my husband said it was lacking some type of flavor. We served with a side or air fryer roasted potatoes

By: Jennifer
Posted: Aug 12, 2019
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Subbed potatoes for the rice so it was more like a hash.

By: Allison
Posted: Aug 11, 2019
Diet: Gluten-free
0 Helpful

Amped up the flavor with some sriracha and extra lemon

By: David
Posted: Aug 10, 2019
Diet: Paleo
0 Helpful

Fresh, light and tasty!

By: Felice
Posted: Aug 10, 2019
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Weird taste. Added soy sauce which helped

By: Grace
Posted: Aug 10, 2019
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

A lovely "hash-type" dish. I can never find farro at the store, so I always substitute barley, but it was fantastic.

By: Caitlin
Posted: Aug 10, 2019
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful