Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
1 cup onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 carrot, shredded
2 cups vegetable broth, low sodium
1 cup pearled faro
2 avocados, peeled, pitted & sliced
1 lemon, small
sea salt to taste
- Begin by placing a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add in a
tablespoon of oil and then throw in your onion once the oil is hot. Cook
for atleast five minutes, stirring frequently to keep it from burning.
- Add in your carrot and garlic. Allow it to cook for one minute more
while you continue to stir.
- Add in your broth and faro. Let it boil and adjust your heat to high to
help. Once it boils, lower it to medium-low and cover your saucepan.
Let it simmer for twenty minutes. The faro should be al dente and
- Pour the faro into a bowl and add in your avocado and zest. Drizzle with
your remaining oil and add in your lemon wedges.
NUTRITION: Calories 279 Protein 7 g Fat 14 g Carbohydrates 36 g Sodium
118 mg Smart Points: 6