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How to Cook Farro


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  • Author: a Couple Cooks
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 to 6 1x

Description

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.


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Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Meanwhile, mince 2 cloves garlic. Chop the fresh herbs.
  3. 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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