Move over, quinoa.
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Toasted Farro and Scallions with Cauliflower and Eggs

When a food is high in fiber and protein and low in fat, it is usually awarded the title of superfood. Ancient grains such as quinoa, spelt, and barley have had their time in the superfood spotlight, and now it is time to let farro shine. Farro is easy to make, a great alternative to rice, and is packed with nutritional goodness, with high levels of magnesium and iron. Here are five delicious ways to eat more farro.

1. Mixed Vegetable and Farro Soup

Mixed Vegetable and Farro Soup
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This thick, hearty soup is filled with a tasty mix of carrots, peas, leek, onion, borlotti beans, and farro. Plus, it's vegan.

2. Sunchoke-Kale Hash with Farro

Sunchoke-Kale Hash with Farro
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Comfort food is rarely healthy, or vegetarian. This soul-satisfying winter hash is both.

3. Cheesy Farro and Tomato Risotto

Cheesy Farro-and-Tomato Risotto
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The closest you'll ever get to eating pasta, without actually eating pasta.

4. Farro and Sausage Parmigiano

Farro-and-Sausage Parmigiano
Credit: © John Kernick

Break out the slow cooker for this hearty dish.

5. Farro Salad with Turnips and Greens

Farro Salad with Turnips and Greens

As a side or a main course, this veggie-filled salad is packed with nutritional benefits. Hint: Buy turnips with the greens attached and use the whole vegetable.