Macro Monday Recipe - Mediterranean Chicken Farro Bowls

CrossFit Soda City Macro Monday Recipe 7/5/2021 Mediterranean Chicken Farro Bowls Columbia, SC
July 4, 2021
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CrossFit Soda City

Macro Monday Recipe


Mediterranean Chicken Farro Bowls

Nutritional Facts

Yields: 4 servings

Calories: 504

Carbohydrates: 45g

Protein: 36g

Fat: 20g


• 1 cup cooked farro

• ½ teaspoon salt

• 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts

• 3 tablespoons olive oil

• 2 tablespoons lemon juice

• 2 cloves garlic, grated

• 1 teaspoon dried oregano

• 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

• 2 cups chopped cucumber

• 1 cup kalamata olives, pitted and sliced

• ½ red onion, sliced

• 1 cup tzatziki sauce

• ½ cup crumbled feta cheese

• Salt and pepper


• 1 cucumber

• 1 garlic clove

• 1 cup plain Greek yogurt

• ½ teaspoon salt

• ½ teaspoon lemon juice

• ¼ teaspoon dried dill


1. Rinse and drain farro. Place farro in a pot with salt and enough water to cover it. Bring it to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 30 minutes. Drain off any excess water.

2. For the chicken: In a gallon size zip bag, combine chicken, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper. Marinate for 4 hours or overnight.

3. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat, add the chicken into the skillet and cook for 7 minutes, flip, and continue to cook for another 5-7 minutes until the internal temperature has reached 165°F. Discard marinade.

4. Remove chicken from pan and wait 5 minutes before slicing.

5. To assemble the Greek bowls; place a bed of farro at the bottom of your bowl or meal prep container. Top with sliced chicken, tomatoes, cucumber, olives, red onion, tzatziki sauce, and feta cheese


1. Line a large bowl with a mesh strainer, place a paper towel into the strainer.

2. Use a cheese grater to grate the cucumber and garlic clove, transfer to the strainer to remove the excess moisture.

3. In a medium bowl combine the shredded cucumber, garlic, yogurt, salt, lemon juice, and dill. Stir to combine and refrigerate for an hour before serving.

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