Macro Friendly Beef and Farro Soup

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Macro Friendly Beef and Farro Soup

This is a light and comforting soup. Lots of veggies and beef to keep it healthy but I added farro to fill it out a little more and fill you up! This makes a big pot, so be prepared for leftovers.
servings 12 servings


  • 1 cup diced yellow onion
  • 2 whole carrots peeled and diced
  • 2 ribs celery
  • 1.25 pounds extra lean ground beef 96/4
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 14.5 oz petite diced tomatoes 1 can
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix 1 oz
  • 2 cubes beef bouillon or use other bouillon
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 cup farro


  • Spray a large pot with nonstick cooking spray and place over medium heat. Add in onion, carrots, celery, ground beef, salt and pepper. As meat cooks, break it apart into small pieces. After 5-7 minutes beef should be completely cooked.
  • Add in tomatoes, water, onion soup mix, bouillon and seasonings. Add in more salt and pepper if desired. Bring to boil, then reduce to simmer 20 minutes.
  • 30 minutes before serving, stir in farro grains and cook until chewy and soft.
  • Ladle into bowls and serve.


The more accurate macros for 1 serving (approximately 1 cup) are as follows: 114 calories, 2.1g F/10g C/11.7g P.


Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 361mg | Potassium: 352mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2mg
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy soup, vegetable beef soup

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