Farro with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil

Hearty farro salad recipe with fresh tomatoes & vegetables make a delicious meal-a recipe from chef , basil pear-shaped cherry tomatoes.


  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes, halved or quartered if large
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups whole-grain or pearled faro, rinsed and picked over
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup chopped fresh basil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  1. Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 4-Quart
  2. Place the onion in a microwave save bowl and microwave until softened, 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Place the onion, tomatoes, water, faroo and salt in the slow cooker and stir well to combine. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 hours, or until the farro is tender and the liquid is absorbed.
  4. Stir in the olive oil, Parmesan, basil and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve hot garnished with more basil and Parmesan if desired.

Source : allrecipes.Com

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