Farro Chili

Everyone's favorite southwestern stew gets a makeover with farro instead of ground meat.
A cast-iron pot of farro chili
Total Time: 
75 minutes
Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Cooking Time: 
60 minutes
Soup
Vegan
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  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1-3 (to taste) jalapeno peppers, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup uncooked farro
  • 1/2 cup lentils
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (15oz)
  • 1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans) (15oz)
  • 1 can kidney beans (15oz)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  1. In a large pot over medium heat, sautee the onion and peppers in the oil until soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the spices and cook 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and cook 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the farro, lentils, tomatoes, beans, water and salt.
  5. Cook until the farro and lentils are tender, 30-60 minutes.