Anita’s Healthy and Delicious Freekeh (Green Wheat)

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Although, Freekeh is not gluten-free, is slightly easier to digest because of its prebiotic properties. Is notable that has more fiber and protein than brown rice and less calories than quinoa. Enjoy this nutritious grain!


2 cups Roasted Green Wheat (coarse)

1 pound beef stew, cubes

1 large onion, sliced

5 Roma tomatoes, large diced

3 Tablespoon Olive Oil

2 Tablespoon tomato paste

1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon allspice

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

5 cups of beef broth


  1. Using a large tall cooking pot heat olive oil at medium-high heat and add beef cubes. Sate for 10-15 minutes or until beef is cooked . Add sliced onions and cook till slightly tender.FREKEH SATE ONIONS AND MEAT2. Add fresh diced tomatoes.FREEKEH ADD TOMATOES3. Add tomato paste.FREEKEH ADD TOMATOE PASTE4. Let it cook for about 4-5 minutes. Add Freekeh(coarse green wheat). freekeh grain5. Stir all ingredients well.FREEKEH ADD FREEKEH6. Seasoned with salt, pepper, cinnamon and all spice. Add 5 cups of beef broth. Stir well and when it starts simmering, lower the heat and cover the pot.FREEKEH ADD BROTH5. Cook covered for about 40-45 minutes until homogeneous and thickened. Freekeh will become creamy and ready to serve with a dull of plain yogurt. Enjoy!FREEKEH TILL DRY OUT