Alessi Autentico Farro, Beets & Spinach
An ancient whole grain. Cooks like Risotto. Heart healthy. Whole grain (Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods and low in total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers). See back panel for information about the relationship between whole grains and heart disease. All natural. Per Serving: 4 g fiber; 7 g protein. Farro, known as the mother of all wheat was so important to the Roman legion that it was sometimes used as currency. This ancient Mediterranean whole grain was and is still a staple food prized not only for its taste but also for its nutritional value. High in protein and fiber, it is very easy to digest and can be enjoyed in a number of ways. Alessi Farro with Beets & Spinach begins with delicious, nutty flavored, whole grain farro. To the farro, we add purplish-red, nutrient packed beets and team them with nature's dynamo vegetable, spinach. With a quick twenty minute cooking time, this hearty dish satiates hunger pangs and offers a pleasing texture. Use as a side dish or as a base for a one bowl meal. Try our other Alessi Italian products and buon appetito! www.alessifoods.com.