Cheesy Farro with Kale

Cheesy Farro with Kale

Nutritional Information: 274 calories, 7.5 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 41 g carb, 6 g fiber, 14 g protein

Servings: 8

Heart Smart Lactose Intolerant Gluten Free Vegetarian


  • 2 cups farro
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 leek, white only, halved and thinly sliced
  • 3 cups of kale, chopped
  • 1 ½ cups GO Veggie! Lactose Free Cheddar Shreds
  • ¼ cup GO Veggie! Dairy Free Grated Parmesan Topping
  • Salt and pepper to taste


In a medium saucepan, combine farro with 4 cups of water.

Bring to a boil then reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Strain.

In a medium sauté pan, over medium high heat, add the oil and leeks and sauté for 5 minutes or until tender.

Add the kale, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 3-5 minutes.

Add the farro and cheese. Cook for 2-3 minutes to combine and met cheese.

Created by: Katie Cavuto, MS, RD, GO Veggie! Ambassador, Registered Dietitian, Culinary Nutritionist, Writer, Spokesperson, Media Personality, ©Copyright 2014