All VegetarianFarro-Emmer V

Farro + Dates & Caramelized Fennels

By 2 Marzo 2020 Marzo 9th, 2020 No Comments



– 200 g farro
– 2 cups water
– a pinch salt
– 3 tbsps. EVO
– 1 fennel bulb roughly chopped
– 1 tbsp. sugar
– 1 tbsp. harissa (more to taste)
– 1 small lemon juiced and zest grated
– 25 g pistachios
– 5 dates pitted and roughly chopped
– 15 g mint leaves roughly chopped
– 110 g Feta crumbled
– salt to taste


Fill a pot with abundant salted water and cook the farro for ab. 40 minutes. Once cooked, drain and set the farro aside. Then, in a large skillet heat 2 tablespoons of EVO, add in the fennel and sprinkle with the sugar, cooking over medium-high flame until the fennel is tender and deeply caramelized ab. 5 to 7 minutes. Then, in a large bowl combine the farro along with the caramelized fennel, 2 tablespoons of EVO, harissa and lemon zest and juice. Stir to combine. Finally, toss the farro with dates, pistachios and Feta. The salad can be served immediately or refrigerate for later. Garnish with mint leaves just before serving.