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Trader Joe’s Farro Grain Bowl Recipe

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I know you have a bag of Trader Joe’s farro hiding out in the back of your cupboard! Grab the farro and a container of the Trader Joe’s kale pesto – we’re making a farro grain bowl! This farro bowl recipe comes together super quickly with the help of some shortcut Trader Joe’s ingredients and utilizes roasted grape tomatoes for a delish meal.

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Ingredients to make farro grain bowl recipe

This recipe calls for the Trader Joe’s vegan kale pesto, but you can really use any sauce you like, simply thin it out with some water and tahini until it’s the consistency you want.

Trader Joe's farro grain bowl with pesto sauce

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Trader Joe's farro grain bowl with pesto sauce

Trader Joe’s Farro Grain Bowl Recipe

  • Author: Emily Dingmann of myeverydaytable.com
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Diet: Vegan
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SUPER EASY Trader Joe’s farro bowl recipe with roasted veggies and a kale pesto sauce. It’s nutritious, satisfying, and perfect for meal prep.


  • 12 oz. cauliflower florets
  • 16 oz. roasted grape tomatoes
  • 8.8 oz. farro
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/2 cup kale, cashew & basil pesto
  • 2 Tbsp. water to thin out
  • pinch of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a foil-lined pan, toss cauliflower florets with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon sea salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Roast for 20 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare farro according to package instructions.
  5. Mix together tahini, pesto, and water until smooth.
  6. Assemble bowls: top farro with vegetables and pesto dressing.


  • EXTRAS: balsamic glaze, feta cheese, kalamata olives.
  • FARRO: Farro is a great chewy whole grain, but you could also use quinoa or rice.
  • DRESSING: swap water for fresh lemon juice in dressing for some extra zing.

Keywords: Trader Joe’s farro, Trader Joe’s kale pesto, farro bowl recipe, farro grain bowl

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  1. Brittany

    I really enjoyed this recipe! I have been switching out meat lately for veggies and this not only filled me up for lunch, but was super delicious! I made it as is, and would also like to try your suggestions for feta and olives next time. Thank you for sharing!

    • Emily

      Hi Susannah, thanks so much for calling this to my attention. They are, but it wasn’t listed in the recipe so I just added it. Glad you enjoyed it!