With a nutty, smoky flavor, freekeh is the bacon of whole grains.
It has more protein than quinoa and double the fiber, and it delivers the same vision-protecting antioxidant duo (lutein and zeaxanthin) found in leafy greens.
Not only is this bowl packed full of protein, fiber and antioxidants, it bursts with flavor!
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 642; protein: 37g; carbs: 50g; fat: 33g
Makes 4 servings
20 - 45 minutes depending on freekeh package directions
1 cup freekeh
3 Tbsp tahini
2 Tbsp olive oil
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 tsp smoked paprika
Salt, to taste
2 cups sliced cooked chicken
3/4 cup sliced oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
1 cup sliced roasted red pepper
1 cup sliced marinated artichoke hearts
1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
2 oz crumbled feta
How to make it
Cook freekeh according to package directions. Cover, set aside for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.
Whisk together tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, paprika, and salt.
Divide freekeh and remaining ingredients among bowls. Drizzle with dressing.
Can substitute Farro for the Freekeh