One Pot Farro Tuscan Veggie Soup

One Pot Farro Tuscan Veggie Soup
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour 10 minutes

One Pot Farro Tuscan Veggie Soup - Meatless Monday | Healthy Eats by Jennie

This is a great recipe for Meatless Monday! One pot recipes are perfect for Mondays (less dishes to clean, and no one wants a lot of dishes to do on a Monday)! Also, it is super healthy since it is loaded with several power foods which is perfect for detoxing after a weekend filled with fun drinks and guilty foods. Another bonus for a Meatless Monday meal is that it makes a lot so then you can have leftovers for some healthy lunches during the week.


  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 yellow or white onion chopped
  • 3 stalks of celery chopped
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic chopped
  • 6 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 14.5 oz can of petite diced tomatoes
  • ¼ teas salt
  • ¼ teas crushed red peppers
  • ¼ teas dried oregano
  • ½ teas black pepper
  • ½ teas dried basil
  • 1 teas dried parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¾ cup farro (uncooked)
  • 1 inch piece parmesan rind (optional)
  • 15.5 oz can of red beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 cup of chopped spinach
  • Parmesan cheese (for topping, optional)


  1. Over medium-high heat in Dutch oven or pot, with the olive oil, sauté onions, carrots, celery, and red pepper for 7 minutes.
  2. Turn down heat to medium, add garlic, and sauté for 1 minute more.
  3. Add broth, salt, crushed red peppers, oregano, black pepper, basil, parsley, farro, and parmesan rind (if including); stir, cover with lid and cook for 25 minutes.
  4. Remove lid, add beans, stir, cover again with lid and cook for another 25-30 minutes.
  5. Remove lid, spinach and cook for 2-4 minutes.
  6. Disregard bay leaf.
  7. Top with some parmesan cheese if desired.



People often throw away the rind of the parmesan cheese. Don’t! Keep it, it tastes great in soups! Parmesan rinds keeps for a long time in the fridge, but you can also freeze them.

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