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One Pot Farro with Chicken and Tomatoes

One Pot Farro with Chicken and Tomatoes

This is an easy, delicious, and filling one pot meal. This can easily be made vegetarian by using vegetable broth and omitting the chicken. Perfect served with a crusty bread or green salad.
Course easy weeknight meals, One Pot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author With Two Spoons (adapted from a Smitten Kitchen Recipe)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup farro
  • 1 cup shallots sliced
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes halved
  • 4 ounces cremini mushrooms sliced
  • 2 large cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ΒΌ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • pinch of black pepper
  • 2 sprigs thyme + extra thyme for garnish
  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken chopped into bite sized pieces
  • Shaved parmesan for garnish

Instructions

  1. Place the farro in a dutch oven or large pot.
  2. Cover with the chicken stock. Allow to soak while prepping other ingredients.
  3. Add shallots, tomatoes, mushrooms, garlic, salt, red pepper flakes and black pepper to the dutch oven.
  4. Bring to a slow boil and then turn down to a simmer.
  5. Simmer for 25 minutes uncovered, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add chicken and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  7. The broth should be absorbed, if it is not cook an additional 5 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Place into bowl and garnish with shaved parmesan and additional thyme.