Quinoa, Bulgur & Farro Recipes

Our favorite quinoa recipes, bulgur recipes, and farro recipes from around the world.

Kibbeh (Beef and Bulgur Wheat Meatballs)

Middle Eastern kibbeh is a finely ground paste of bulgur, onions, and lamb or beef, which is formed into patties or balls, filled with coarsely ground, sweetly spiced meat, onions, and pine nuts, and deep-fried. Get the recipe for Kibbeh (Beef and Bulgur Wheat Meatballs) »Todd Coleman
Quinoa-Whole Wheat Bread with Raisins

Quinoa-Whole Wheat Bread with Raisins

Flax seeds and red quinoa add texture and a nutty flavor, while honey and raisins add sweetness, to this hearty bread from master baker Eric Kayser.Ingalls Photography

Kibbeh (Lamb and Bulgur Wheat Croquettes)

Rich ground lamb and fine grain bulgur wheat are used to form a shell around sauteed chuck and earthy pine nuts. Generously seasoned with cumin, coriander, allspice, and cinnamon, the Middle Eastern-style croquettes offer an inviting aroma and tantalizing flavor.Todd Coleman

Cracked-Wheat Porridge with Hen of the Woods Mushrooms and Turnip-Top Salsa

This hearty porridge from chef Yoni Levy of San Francisco's Alta CA restaurant is bolstered by roasted vegetables and enlivened with a salsa of turnip greens.Ingalls Photography

Tabbouleh

Use fine-grained bulgur for this refreshing, lemony salad.André Baranowski
Quinoa Salad with Frisee, Eggplant, and Corn

Quinoa Salad with Frisee, Eggplant, and Corn

Glazed eggplant, corn, and a bright lime vinaigrette join quinoa and lacy frisée for a summery side dish that's perfect for picnics.Anna Stockwell
Quinoa-Stuffed Pork Loin

Quinoa-Stuffed Pork Loin

Fill pork loin with a basil-scented quinoa stuffing made with grapes, pecans, and shallots.Anna Stockwell
Cranberry Farro Quick Bread

Cranberry Farro Quick Bread

Grains of cooked farro add substance and nuttiness to this moist, honey and brown sugar-sweetened quick bread.Anna Stockwell

Farro Risotto (Farrotto)

This wintry risotto relies on farro for its springy, al dente texture to contract the soft, rich roasted butternut squash, mushrooms, and sage.Maxime Iattoni

Quinoa Veggie Burger with Roasted Red Pepper Relish

Quinoa Veggie Burger with Roasted Red Pepper Relish
Our take on a classic meatless burger calls on a slew of vegetables for flavor, color, and texture: carrot, celery, arugula, beans, and quinoa, the high-protein South American grain that has a nutty flavor and toothsome bite.Helen Rosner
Andean Quinoa Paella

Andean Quinoa Paella

Swapping traditional rice for quinoa gives new life to an ultimate one-pot-wonder of comfort foods.Maxime Iattoni
Pan-Fried Sole with Red Quinoa and Vegetables

Pan-Fried Sole with Red Quinoa and Vegetables

Filets of sole are set atop red quinoa, roasted tomatoes, and tender-crisp vegetables in this dish from a Marseille bistrot.Ingalls Photography