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Warm Lentil and Farro Salad with Fried Egg and Blackberries
5 from 3 votes

Warm Lentil and Farro Salad with Fried Egg and Blackberries

Breakfast for dinner is the best kind of dinner - especially when it's this Lentil and Farro Salad with Fried Egg and Jalapeños.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 612kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion - sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • ¼ cup green onions - chopped
  • 1 tablespoon white miso paste
  • 1 teaspoon grainy mustard
  • 1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1.5 tablespoon water - if needed
  • 1 cup cooked farro
  • 1 cup cooked beluga lentils - or other favorite lentil
  • Olive oil or butter - for frying
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups fresh arugula - (2 generous handfuls)


  • radish sprouts
  • Garnish: radish sprouts
  • Fresh or Frozen blackberries - although most fruit would taste great here
  • cherry tomatoes
  • chopped green onions
  • sliced fresno chilies (red jalapeños)


  • Heat the olive oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add the sliced onion and sauté for 6-7 minutes, or until the onions start to soften and caramelize. Stir periodically.
  • Add the minced garlic and green onions to the skillet and stir to combine. Sauté for 1-2 minutes before adding the white miso paste, mustard, soy sauce and water (if needed).
  • Once warmed through, reduce heat to medium low and add the cooked farro and beluga lentils. Stir to combine.
  • In a separate, smaller skillet, heat olive oil or butter (approximately 1-2 teaspoons) over medium high heat. Reduce heat to medium low and fry desired number of eggs until whites are set and edges are crispy, but the yokes are runny.
  • Build your breakfast salad bowl. Add a could handfuls of fresh arugula to a shallow plate and top with miso farro, 1-2 fried eggs and any other desired toppings such as, sprouts, fruit, tomatoes, green onion and fresno chilies (aka red jalapeños).
  • Best served immediately.


Calories: 612kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 245mg | Sodium: 541mg | Potassium: 370mg | Fiber: 25g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 955IU | Vitamin C: 14.5mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 10.6mg
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