Serves: 4 people
Hands-on time: 40 min
Total time: 40 min
This recipe was adapted from a Bobby Flay Fit recipe called “Quinoa con Pollo with Peas and Green Olives.” It took me a ridiculously long time to make (ok, I admit it, it was 2 hours, ugh) but was absolutely delicious. It was worth spending the time figuring out how to get it down to a 40-minute recipe. If you have the chicken already pre-made from a previous night’s meal you can shave another 10 minutes off of the hands-on time.
Given that it’s winter, I opted for the meatier toothiness of farro instead of the more delicately textured quinoa. That turned out to be a great adaptation because the meal is very flavorful and the farro holds its own better than I think the quinoa would have. Continue reading “Farro con Pollo”