Learning how to cook farro is quite straightforward. In this recipe, we show you how to cook farro and how we like to flavor it with garlic and herbs.
Note: For how to cook farro in a pressure cooker, go to Instant Pot Farro.
- 2 cups uncooked farro
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs (we used sage, thyme and oregano)
- 2 garlic cloves
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- In a pot, place 2 cups farro with 6 cups of water. Season with a few pinches kosher salt and bring to a low boil. Cook until tender, 15 to 20 minutes for pearled farro and about 30 minutes for semi-pearled, then drain excess water.
- Meanwhile, mince 2 cloves garlic. Chop the fresh herbs.
- When the farro is done, drain any excess water. Return to the stove; turn the heat to medium and stir in minced garlic, herbs, 2 tablespoons butter and 1 teaspoon kosher salt. Heat, stirring, until the butter is melted, about 30 seconds.
- Category: Side Dish
- Method: Stovetop
- Cuisine: American
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