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Organic Pearled Farro

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Our Organic Pearled Farro (pronounced FAHR-oh) is a nutritious and delicious addition to your diet. It is the quickest-cooking farro available. Farro fed the Roman Legions, was used as money during the height of the Roman Empire, and Farro kernels were even found in Egyptian tombs! So pharaohs cherished farro too (pun intended).

How to Cook Pearled Farro

Use 3 parts liquid to 1 part farro. Bring water or broth to a rolling boil, and then reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the farro and let it cook for 20 minutes. For a chewy texture, cook for less time. For a mushy texture, cook longer.

What’s Farro Like?

Pearled farro is similar to a lighter brown rice and has a complex, nutty taste with oat and barley undertones. However, farro lacks the heaviness of many whole-wheat grains and tastes more elegantly. Farro behaves much like risotto, but doesn’t become gummy. Instead, it retains its tender, distinct bite, even if it sits awhile after cooking.

Health Benefits of Farro

Farro is rich in fiber, protein, iron, magnesium, and vitamin B, and is almost always grown without chemical pesticides or fertilizers. With 4 grams of protein per serving, it’s a great plant-based protein source for vegans and vegetarians. Because it is so easily digested and low in gluten, farro can often be eaten by people who are normally gluten-intolerant.

Our Registered Dietitian’s Top Pick

Our Registered Dietitian and Health Nut likes to use this ancient grain especially for salads. For a quick side dish, cook farro and then toss it with your favorite Italian dressing and add diced cucumbers and diced tomatoes. To make it more like a meal, add in diced grilled chicken or tofu.

More Serving Tips

Try adding farro to your soups, salads, or even making a special twist on risotto! For a wholesome lunch or dinner, prepare this colorful farro vegetable salad recipe using sun-dried tomatoes and fresh veggies. Looking for a delicious veggie burger recipe that anyone will enjoy? This recipe for farro veggie burgers is low in fat, yet packed with fiber, protein, and flavor.

Ratings & Reviews

4.8
72 Ratings
5 star
91.7%
4 star
4.2%
3 star
2.8%
2 star
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1 star
1.4%
July 1, 2020
Soooo good!
, Winthrop, ME
February 4, 2020
This farro is very nutty and chewy. I cook it in my instant pot and use alone as well as in many dishes.
, Concord, NH
September 24, 2019
awesome
, Tacoma, WA
September 19, 2019
Discovered this and now it is a staple. You cook it like rice - but it is WAY more nutritious.
, Crowley, TX
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Ingredients

Organic Farro Grain Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 52g (~1.8 oz.)

Amount per serving
Calories200
Calories from Fat15
%DV
Total Fat1.5g2%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Cholesterol0mg0%
Sodium0mg0%
Total Carbohydrate37g12%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars0g
Protein7g
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%
Calcium2%
Iron10%

More Info

Store at room temperature for up to 1 year.

Country of origin: United States

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