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Asian Fried Farro with Roasted Eggplant
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15 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 40MINS

Asian Fried Farro with Roasted Eggplant

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This Asian Fried Farro with Roasted Eggplant and Spicy Cashew Sriracha Sauce is a healthier choice to satisfy your Asian craving with a bit of a kick!
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Lemons and Basil
Hi, I'm Karlee. With my love for cooking I hope to inspire you in your cooking adventures the way so many other food blogs have inspired me!
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This Asian Fried Farro with Roasted Eggplant and Spicy Cashew Sriracha Sauce is a healthier choice to satisfy your Asian craving with a bit of a kick!
40MINS
Total Time
$3.94
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
US / Metric
Farro
1/2 cup
Farro
Sweet Potato
1
Sweet Potato, diced, Small
Sweet Onion
1/2 cup
Sweet Onion, diced
Garlic
2 cloves
Garlic, minced
Japanese Eggplant
1
Japanese Eggplant
1/2 inch slice
Fresh Herbs
to taste
Fresh Herbs
or Basil or Cilantro
Sriracha Cashew Sauce
Cashew Butter
2 Tbsp
Cashew Butter
or Peanut Butter or Almond Butter
Sriracha
2 Tbsp
Almond Milk
2 Tbsp
Almond Milk
Toasted Sesame Oil
1 tsp
Toasted Sesame Oil
Maple Syrup
1/2 Tbsp
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
524
Fat
20.4 g
Protein
19.4 g
Carbs
70.8 g
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step 1
Make the Spicy Sriracha Cashew Sauce: Add Cashew Butter (2 Tbsp), Sriracha (2 Tbsp), Almond Milk (2 Tbsp), Toasted Sesame Oil (1 tsp), Apple Cider Vinegar (1/2 tsp), Maple Syrup (1/2 Tbsp), and Ground Turmeric (1/2 tsp) to a small bowl and whisk until smooth and creamy. Set aside.
step 1 Make the Spicy Sriracha Cashew Sauce: Add Cashew Butter (2 Tbsp), Sriracha (2 Tbsp), Almond Milk (2 Tbsp), Toasted Sesame Oil (1 tsp), Apple Cider Vinegar (1/2 tsp), Maple Syrup (1/2 Tbsp), and Ground Turmeric (1/2 tsp) to a small bowl and whisk until smooth and creamy. Set aside.
step 2
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 3
While oven preheats, cook Farro (1/2 cup) on stovetop according to package directions.
step 3 While oven preheats, cook Farro (1/2 cup) on stovetop according to package directions.
step 4
While Farro cooks, add the Japanese Eggplant (1) to baking sheet, sprinkle with a little salt and pepper and bake for 12 minutes.
step 4 While Farro cooks, add the Japanese Eggplant (1) to baking sheet, sprinkle with a little salt and pepper and bake for 12 minutes.
step 5
Check eggplant to see if cooked through/tender and remove if cooked to your liking, or flip and bake additional 3 minutes.
step 6
Meanwhile, add Eggs (2) to small bowl and whisk, then scramble in medium skillet until just cooked. Set eggs aside.
step 6 Meanwhile, add Eggs (2) to small bowl and whisk, then scramble in medium skillet until just cooked. Set eggs aside.
step 7
Using same medium pan, add Sweet Potato (1), Sweet Onion (1/2 cup), and Garlic (2 cloves) to stovetop, add 1 tablespoon of Sriracha Cashew Cream Sauce.
step 7 Using same medium pan, add Sweet Potato (1), Sweet Onion (1/2 cup), and Garlic (2 cloves) to stovetop, add 1 tablespoon of Sriracha Cashew Cream Sauce.
step 8
Cook over medium heat for 8-10 or until onions are translucent and sweet potatoes are tender minutes stirring frequently.
step 9
Once your veggies are cooked, add the cooked farro (drain any excess water first) to pan with cooked veggies, add scrambled eggs and stir to combine, cook additional 1-2 minutes or until eggs and farro are heated through.
step 10
Divide fried "rice" farro into two bowls, top with roasted eggplant, then drizzle with Sriracha Cashew Cream Sauce and garnish with Hemp Hearts (1 tsp) and Fresh Herbs (to taste).
step 10 Divide fried "rice" farro into two bowls, top with roasted eggplant, then drizzle with Sriracha Cashew Cream Sauce and garnish with Hemp Hearts (1 tsp) and Fresh Herbs (to taste).
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Dairy-Free
American
Asian
Lunch
Date Night
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Vegetarian
Side Dish
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