organic farro





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SKU 7015C244
Weight 6.00 lbs
Price: $22.19

Take a culinary voyage to the Mediterranean with farro, a hearty grain that was a mainstay of the daily diet in ancient Rome. Some say farro is the original ancestor of all other wheat species—“the mother of all wheat.” In ancient Rome, farro was a staple food that provided the main source of nourishment for the Roman legions, and it was even used as a form of currency. Today this Old World heirloom grain is still highly regarded in Italy, where it has been grown for generations by Tuscan farmers and is featured in many traditional dishes.

Our organic farro, Triticum spelta, is high in fiber and a good source of iron and protein. Farro is easy to digest, allowing your body to readily absorb the nutrients. Our farro is very lightly scratched, as is traditional, to allow for a faster cooking time and to encourage the release of its starches during cooking, but it maintains its wholesome nutrients.

A darling grain of foodies and chefs, farro can widen your culinary horizons by using it in stews, casseroles and salads. Farro makes an excellent substitution for brown rice and wheat berries. Try your hand at “farrotto,” an alternative to traditional risottos. Farro is easy to prepare, but exotic enough to impress your friends and family. Browse our recipe selection for inspiring ways to bring this mainstay of Italy to your table.

Using faro in place of rice gives a pleasantly chewy texture to this new spin on a classic risotto.

5-6 cups Vegetable Stock
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
1/2 cup diced Onion
2 cloves Garlic, minced
1/4 cup Dry White Wine (optional)
1/2 cup Farro, soaked overnight

Bring vegetable stock to a low simmer in large saucepan and keep warm. In a pan, sauté onion in olive oil over medium heat until soft. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant, 2 minutes. Add faro and stir until coated with oil and beginning to release a nutty fragrance, about 2 minutes.

Add white wine, if using, and cook down until almost all liquid has been absorbed. Use a ladle to add warm stock to the faro, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring until all liquid has been absorbed before adding more. Cook faro, adding stock as needed, until the grains have opened and softened, about 30 minutes.

During the last 15 minutes of cooking, add the sliced mushroom and cook until tender. Add peas and cook until softened and bright green. Remove from heat and stir in butter and Parmesan cheese. Season to rase with salt and pepper.

Makes 4 servings.

Organic Farro
Organic Farro Organic Farro

Nutrient Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 cup (52g)
Servings Per Container: 13.00
Amount Per Serving % Daily

Calories from Fat

Total Fat
1.50 g
2 %
     Saturated Fat
0.00 g
0 %
     Trans Fat
0 g
0 %
0.00 mg
0 %
0.00 mg
0 %
Total Carbohydrate
37.00 g
12 %
     Dietary Fiber
7.00 g
28 %
0.00 g
7.00 g
14 %

Vitamin A
0.00 %
Vitamin C
0.00 %
2.00 %
10.00 %

* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

*Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts, soy, wheat, and milk. .

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