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Farro Black Beans Mexican Bowl

This Farro Black Beans Mexican Bowl is a fusion dish made with delicious and satisfying flavors. Its a healthier and a guilt free version of the traditional cuisine. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword black beans mexican bowl, farro black beans, mexican bowl, mexican bowl recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 311kcal
Author Gunjan


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 roma tomatoes (blanched, peeled and mashed)
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn kernels (frozen/canned)
  • 1 15 oz canned black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt or as per taste
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 2 cups cooked farro (as per package instructions)


  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 whole avocado (peeled, deseeded and sliced)


  • Heat oil in a nonstick pan and add garlic, oregano and onions. Saute well.
  • Add green bell pepper, jalapeno, cilantro, tomatoes. Mix, cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add sugar, corn, black beans, salt, lime juice.
  • Mix very well and cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Lastly add farro and mix well so that farro is properly coated and turn off the flame.
  • In a serving bowl/plate empty the pan. Top it with lettuce and avocado and serve.


  • Feel free to garnish with vegan mozzarella cheese and vegan sour cream .
  • This recipe taste best when served immediately. 


Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 379mg | Potassium: 601mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 1.3g