Beets and Farro with Smoky Almonds
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 232
- Fat: 14g
- Saturated fat: 1.6g
- Monounsaturated fat: 9.7g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
- Protein: 5g
- Carbohydrate: 23g
- Fiber: 5g
- Cholesterol: 0.0mg
- Iron: 1mg
- Sodium: 124mg
- Calcium: 50mg
- 2 1/2 pounds beets; combination gold and red (6 medium)
- 1 1/2 cups dried farro
- 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 1/2 ounces (4 cups loosely packed) baby arugula
- 1/2 cup (3 ounces) smoked almonds, coarsely chopped
- 1. Preheat oven to 425°. Arrange beets in single layer in a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish. Cover dish tightly with foil and roast beets until tender (1 to 1 1/4 hours). Once cool enough to handle, remove skin and cut each into 6 to 8 wedges.
- 2. While beets roast, cover farro with cold water in a bowl and soak 30 minutes; drain, discarding water. Bring farro, 4 cups water, and 1/4 teaspoon salt to a boil in a medium (2- to 3-quart) saucepan; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until just tender (15-20 minutes). Drain.
- 3. Whisk together vinegar, honey, and pepper until combined; add oil in a stream, whisking to combine.
- 4. Transfer farro to a large bowl. Stir half of dressing into hot farro; add beets, arugula, almonds, and remaining vinaigrette, and stir gently to combine.
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