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Annie Starke's Gorgeous Chicken Grain Bowls

Gorgeous Chicken Grain Bowls

byAnnie Starke
Total 20 mins, includes cooling time
Active 20 mins
Makes 2 servings
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and diced into small cubes
  • Flaky sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup faro, cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 cup shredded roast chicken
  • 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup Greek feta, diced
    1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add the butternut squash and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook until soft, stirring occasionally, 5 to 8 minutes. Set aside to cool slightly.
    2. Add the cooled squash to a bowl with the cooked farro. Next add the shredded chicken, hazelnuts, pomegranate seeds, dill, mint, basil, lemon juice, remaining 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, pinch of flaky salt and pinch of pepper. Mix to combine. Serve the salad in 2 bowls with the feta to garnish.