Amped Up: Fig + Farro

With a mission of addressing climate change by eating less meat, Fig + Farro serves "global vegetarian comfort food."

MINNEAPOLIS - Fig + Farro opened this year as restaurant with a purpose, located in Calhoun Square on Lake and Hennepin.

With a mission of addressing climate change by eating less meat, Fig + Farro serves "global vegetarian comfort food." Their philosophy is to create food that tastes good and does good.

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Their vegetarian menu is wholesome and nourishing, blending flavors from around the world.

Learn more on their website.

Recipe for Shakshuka:

Ingredients:

• 3 Tbsp olive oil

• 2 yellow onions, diced

• 1 red bell pepper, cored / seeded and roughly chopped

• 7 cloves garlic, finely chopped

• 1 Tbsp ground cumin

• 1 Tbsp paprika

• 1 1/2 tsp black pepper

• 1/2 tsp sugar

• 28 oz canned whole tomatoes, broken up

• Red pepper flakes, to taste

• Toppings: feta and fresh parsley

Instructions:

• Heat oil in large skillet. Add onions and saute over medium-high heat for 5-10 minutes until translucent.

• Add bell peppers and cook until slightly browned.

• Add garlic, cumin, paprika, black pepper and sugar. Saute for 2 minutes, adding red pepper flakes to taste.

• Add canned tomatoes, breaking up as it cooks and reduces down for 20 minutes.

Plating:

• Heat serving size of tomatoes in a skillet until very hot.

• Add eggs and core cooking for approximately 10 minutes.

• Transfer to serving dish and garnish with feta and parsley.