Risotto-Style Farro

Risotto-Style Farro
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With the flavor of a classic risotto and the toothsome, chewy texture of farro, this dish is farro-out!
20 min
Prep Time
1:00
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups
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

Directions

  1. Place farro into bowl; pour enough boiling water over to cover. Let stand 15 minutes; drain well.
  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, stir occasionally, until wine evaporates.
  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. 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

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

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

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