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Get our delicious recipe for Beef and Farro Soup. The farro retains its texture even the next day making this a great alternative to barley in soup.

Beef and Farro Soup

Contributor: Christine Pittman

Get our delicious recipe for Beef and Farro Soup. The farro retains its texture even the next day making this a great alternative to barley in soup.

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 ribs of celery, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 cups cooked farro (learn how to cook it here)
  • 4 cups unsalted beef broth or stock
  • 1 (28 oz.) can diced tomatoes

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the carrots, celery and onion. Cook until softened, 4-5 minutes. Add the beef, salt and pepper. Cook until browned, 4-5 minutes.
  2. Add the farro, beef broth and diced tomatoes. Increase heat to high until it reaches a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Taste and season with more salt and pepper if desired.