A Flavorful and Festive Side Dish
1 cup of farro (preferably
Arizona Hayden Flour Mills)
+ 1 ounce of herbed goat cheese, crumbled
+ ¼ cup of dried cranberries, coarsely chopped
+ ¼ cup of pecans, coarsely chopped
+ 1 cup of packed baby spinach leaves, thinly sliced
+ 2 bay leaves
+ 2 sprigs of fresh thyme
+ Salt and pepper
- Combine Queen Creek Olive Mill’s cranberry white balsamic reduction with extra-virgin olive oil, broth, fresh herbs and minced shallots. Toss with salad.
Christina Barrueta is a Valley-based food, beverage and travel writer. She was inducted into the Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame in 2016 as Food Writer of The Year. Follow her foodie adventures at WriteOnRubee.com.