Baked Farro or Pearl Barley with Asparagus Recipe

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55 mins (prep 10, cooking 45)
14 ingredients
5 servings
We served this recipe with a Moroccan Lamb Shank last night. It was a delicious accompaniment. We had Farro for the first time served by an amazing chef at our cousin's wedding. Then too it was served with Lamb in a rich sauce. There is something about the combination of tender lamb with farro or barley, which are slightly more fibrous than cous cous or rice, that I find magical

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Serving Size (52.19 g)
Servings 5
Amount per Serving
Calories 115.33 Calories from Fat 34.56
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.84g 29.5%
Saturated Fat 0.8g 20.07%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 2.37mg 3.94%
Sodium 371.4mg 77.38%
Total Carbohydrate 14.23g 23.71%
Dietary Fiber 1.48 g 29.58%
Sugars 1.23 g %
Protein 6.7g 66.96%
Vitamin A 19.24IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 97.91mg% Iron 1.22mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large, fresh lemon juice, pearl barley, or, low-sodium chicken broth, shelled english peas, finely chopped mint