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Risotto-Style Farro

Risotto-Style Farro

With the flavor of a classic risotto and the toothsome, chewy texture of farro, this dish is farro-out!

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20 min
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time


1 1/2 cups uncooked farro

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1 small (1/2 cup) onion, chopped

1 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 cups sliced shiitake mushroom caps

1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth

3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth

1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half

1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage


Shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired

Chopped fresh sage, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place farro into bowl; pour enough boiling water over to cover. Let stand 15 minutes; drain well.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt butter in saucepan over medium-high heat until sizzling. Add onions, pepper and salt; cook 3 minutes or until onion is softened. Add mushrooms; cook 4 minutes or until softened. Remove a few mushroom slices for garnish, if desired. Add drained farro; stir to coat. Continue cooking 2 minutes or until farro begins to toast and darkens. Add wine; cook, stirring occasionally, until wine evaporates.

  3. STEP 3

    Add 1/2 cup chicken broth; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until broth is absorbed. Continue adding broth, 1/2 cup at a time, 30-35 minutes or until each addition of broth is absorbed before adding more.

  4. STEP 4

    Stir in Parmesan cheese, half & half and sage; cook 5 minutes or until half & half is absorbed. Garnish with reserved mushroom slices, additional Parmesan and sage, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutrition (1 serving)

340 Calories
18 Fat (g)
50 Cholesterol (mg)
1010 Sodium (mg)
27 Carbohydrates (g)
3 Dietary Fiber
13 Protein (g)
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