Farro with Fennel and Carrots

60 mins (prep 45)
13 ingredients
makes 8 (side dish) servings
This side dish plays the dual role of salad (with crunchy fennel and carrot and fresh parsley) and bed for the Cornish hens (recipe precedes) — the seasoning of these chewy grains echoes that of the olive butter tucked under the birds' skin.

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Serving Size (264.8 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 178.0 Calories from Fat 81.36
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.04g 111.28%
Saturated Fat 1.25g 49.82%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 749.93mg 249.98%
Total Carbohydrate 20.65g 55.06%
Dietary Fiber 3.69 g 118.0%
Sugars 3.6 g %
Protein 5.47g 87.58%
Vitamin A 4791.3IU% Vitamin C 2.01mg%
Calcium 40.11mg% Iron 1.91mg%
*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:
reduced-sodium chicken broth, or, large fennel bulb, or, chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, an, special equipment