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Italian-Style Fried Farro

This Italian-Style Fried Farro is a hearty, flavor-packed dish that's easy to cozy up to this fall!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 441kcal
Author: MaryAnn Dwyer


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 10-oz. package shaved Brussels sprouts
  • 1/2 cup red onion, coarsely chopped
  • 3 oz. prosciutto, very thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups farro, cooked
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
  • fresh cracked black pepper


  • In a large skillet or an extra-large wok, heat one tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the Brussels sprouts and the red onion. Cook until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Add prosciutto, chopped walnuts and garlic and continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add farro and the remaining one tablespoon of olive oil. Cook until heated through, about 3-4 more minutes. 
  • To serve, drizzle mixture with balsamic and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, chopped basil and cracked pepper.


Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 266mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 2.4mg