Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Vegetable & Farro Soup

Growing up, one of my favorite soups included barley, or as the Italians called it, farro.  Even this day, I still love to incorporate this healthy grain into my homemade soups, especially since it holds it's form so well, making for a heartier soup and it is also packed with nutrients and fiber.  I recently made this Vegetable and Farro Soup and was very happy that I got to eat it for about four days for either lunch or dinner. This soup pairs perfectly with a grilled cheese or a light salad. Continue for recipe...

A Few Things: If you find the farro has absorbed too much of the broth, feel free to add a cup of water and allow to warm through.  I sometimes prefer soup with less broth, but if you are craving the opposite, feel free to add the water.  

*Photographs by Alison 


  1. these seems sooo yummy and perfect for a cold winter day.... and that cheese.....YUM!

  2. I'm actually in a mood to make soup, so I may have to try this recipe this week! I'm in a mood for soup and DXB doesn't do soups well!

    xx amy
    Leopard and Lillies

  3. Yum, yum, yum! Soup is perfect for a day like today–and of course, I can't resist anything with a touch of Parmesan!

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  4. Yuuuuum - soup on a rainy day = perfection!

  5. Farro is seriously my new fav ingredient. So yummy and healthy. This soup looks delicious and perfect for a day like today. XO

  6. Yum! This is perfect for a snowy winter day (like today)!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  7. This looks easy enough to make... and so yummy! I would love some bread to dunk in it too.


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  8. mmm looks so yummy. Any soup that has Parmesan cheese is my kinda soup! Loving the marble pastry board the soup is sitting on.... if I'm seeing it correctly! I have one just like it!

    Holly Foxen Wells

  9. This looks amazing! I'm definitely going to try this recipe!

  10. Love soups! This one must be very good! Kisses dear! xo

  11. This soup would be PERFECT for this cold and rainy day!

  12. I love vegetable soup and this looks delicious! xo, Julie

  13. I love soup! I will definitely be trying this recipe! xoxo

  14. That soup looks super delish! Super comforting on a cold day.

  15. This soup looks delish! I can't wait to try it! It's the perfect comfort food. Healthy and flavorful!

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