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Baked Farro Casserole with Butternut Squash, Bacon, and Brussels Sprouts is a deliciously savory dish with plenty of healthy whole grains and tons of texture and taste. 

 
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Baked Farro Casserole is a dish that could (and should) become a family staple on your Thanksgiving table, and beyond.

Not only is it delicious and nutritious, but it also features all those lovely fall colors which are a feast for your eyes as well as your taste buds.

**Please Note – The printable recipe card with detailed instructions and complete ingredient measurements for making Baked Farro Casserole with Butternut Squash, Bacon & Brussels Sprouts is available near the end of this post. Or you can click on the “jump to recipe” button (found above) to be taken directly to the recipe.

 

This recipe was originally shared in 2015. This post has been updated with additional information, including a recipe card complete with nutritional information, but the recipe itself has remained unchanged.

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Baked Farro Casserole with Butternut Squash, Bacon & Brussels Sprouts is a dish that could (and should) become a family staple on your Thanksgiving table. Not only is it delicious and nutritious, it features all those lovely fall colors which are a feast for your eyes as well as your taste buds. - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

The ingredient list:

  • farro
  • bacon
  • onion
  • cubed butternut squash
  • fresh Brussels sprouts, halved or quartered
  • butter
  • white wine
  • beef broth
  • nutmeg
  • Parmesan cheese
  • garlic
  • smoked paprika
  • salt & pepper
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How to make Baked Farro Casserole:

  • Cook the bacon in a large Dutch oven until crisp. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  • In the bacon fat left in the pan, add the butter and saute the butternut squash, onion, and Brussels sprouts for approximately 5 – 7 minutes.
  • Season with salt, pepper, garlic, nutmeg, and smoked paprika.
  • Return the bacon back to the pan and stir well.
How to make Baked Farro Casserole with Butternut Squash, Bacon & Brussels Sprouts photo tutorial. - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

 

  • Stir the farro into the pan and add the white wine and beef broth. Stir well.
How to make Baked Farro Casserole with Butternut Squash, Bacon & Brussels Sprouts photo tutorial. - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

 

  • Carefully pour the farro mixture into a 6-quart casserole dish that has been sprayed with baking spray. Cover the dish.
  • Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 50 minutes.
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  • Remove the dish from the oven and sprinkle the Parmesan cheese over top.
  • Return the casserole to the oven (uncovered) for an additional 10 minutes for the cheese to melt.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!
How to make Baked Farro Casserole with Butternut Squash, Bacon & Brussels Sprouts photo tutorial. - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

 

Baked Farro Casserole with Butternut Squash, Bacon and Brussels Sprouts is a deliciously savory dish with plenty of healthy whole grains and tons of texture and taste. - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

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Baked Farro Casserole with Butternut Squash, Bacon & Brussels Sprouts

Renee – Kudos Kitchen
Baked Farro Casserole with Butternut Squash, Bacon & Brussels Sprouts is a dish that could (and should) become a family staple on your Thanksgiving table. Not only is it delicious and nutritious, it features all those lovely fall colors which are a feast for your eyes as well as your taste buds.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course healthy side dish, Vegetable – Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 195 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ¼ pound bacon, cooked and drained
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 3 cups butternut squash, cubed
  • 2 cups Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved or quartered
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • cups farro
  • 1 cup white wine, dry
  • 2 cups beef broth, or stock
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook the bacon in a large pot until brown and cooked. Remove bacon and drain on paper towels.
  • Remove all but 1 tablespoon of the bacon drippings in the skillet. Add the onion, butternut squash, and Brussels sprouts into the pan along with 1 tablespoon butter.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in the salt, pepper, nutmeg, garlic, paprika and the bacon.
  • Add the farro to the pot, stirring to thoroughly combine all the ingredients.
  • Add the wine and beef stock and simmer for 5-10 minutes over medium heat.
  • Transfer the mixture into a 6-quart baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Cover the baking dish and bake in a preheated oven for 50 minutes.
  • Remove the cover and sprinkle the Parmesan cheese over top. Return the casserole back into the oven (uncovered) for 5-10 minutes to melt the cheese.
  • Serve and enjoy.

Notes

*Note – To make this dish vegetarian, omit the bacon and replace the beef broth with vegetable broth.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 195kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 6gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 585mgPotassium: 308mgFiber: 5gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 3940IUVitamin C: 20mgCalcium: 85mgIron: 1.3mg
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Recipe Rating




Meagen Brosius

Wednesday 29th of August 2018

This is SO delicious. So many great flavors and it's just perfect for fall. I can't wait to serve this at our next family gathering, everyone will love!

Renée

Thursday 30th of August 2018

I'm so happy you like this recipe. It's sure to please your entire family! Thanks.

Taryn

Wednesday 29th of August 2018

This is the flavor of fall in a bite! I love the combo of butternut squash and bacon.

Renée

Thursday 30th of August 2018

Me, too. Glad you like this recipe, Taryn! Thanks.

Liz Berg

Sunday 11th of January 2015

YUM! So many of my favorites in this recipe--farro, Brussels sprouts, bacon. What a terrific recipe!

Susan

Friday 9th of January 2015

I just love farro, I think it's one of my favorite whole grains. I would never have thought about baking it and this dish sounds lovely.

Lauren

Friday 9th of January 2015

I love this - it's the perfect balance of healthy and hearty. Farro is awesome!