Instant Pot Farro is a great and easy side dish! So, the next time you head to your supermarket, pick up a bag. It cooks up perfecting by pressure cooking it!
This is a great and healthy way to cook up perfectly prepared farro. Light, tender, and delicious!
The kids will not even realize that it’s a healthy grain, they will just think of it as delish!
If you are looking for some other Easy Instant Pot Side Dishes, some of my favorites are INSTANT POT WILD RICE, INSTANT POT BROWN RICE, INSTANT POT SWEET BELL PEPPER COUSCOUS (FIESTA), and INSTANT POT HOMEMADE RICE PILAF.
What is Farro?
Farro is one of the oldest grains which comes with thick ancient ties. It is considered a light grain, often used in American in salads, soup and other simple dishes.
Farro is traditional cooked in water, until it’s softened.
It is commercially sold as whole grain, semi-pearled, or pearled farro. The most common way that farro is sold in the United States is by pearled farro. This is because it takes the shortest amount of time to prepare and cook.
You can prepare it by boiled it on a the stove, or in today’s recipe, using the Instant Pot. And with the other methods for cooking, you do not have to soak the farro overnight, saving you a lot of time!
Ingredients Needed For Instant Pot Farro
How To Make Instant Pot Farro
Add the water and farro to the Instant Pot bowl. Place the lid on the Instant Pot, and place the vent to the sealing position. Set the manual high pressure for 7 minutes.
When the time is up, let’s release until L07 is displayed, then do a quick release.
Is farro gluten-free?
Since farro is made from wheat, it is not gluten-free. So, if you have been diagnosed with celiac disease or following a gluten-free diet, avoid farro.
Some Gluten-Free Rice Options are:
- Brown Rice
- White Rice
How to serve farro
Farro can be part of any dinner option. From a plate of grilled chicken to a steak, you can also be served as part of a salad, soup or you can use farro to make a risotto.
There are so many uses for this grain. So the next time you are at the grocery store, grab a package.
Some Other Great Instant Pot Rice Recipes:
INSTANT POT WILD RICE
INSTANT POT SPANISH RICE
EASY INSTANT POT GREEK LEMON RICE
INSTANT POT BASMATI RICE
INSTANT POT CHICKEN FRIED RICE
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Instant Pot Farro
This is a really healthy choice for grain to go with the meal, it is packed with protein, and you can eat it plain or toss it with other ingredients and prepare a salad, or soup, or just an amazing side dish with a few herbs. Today, I made a basic farro dish.
- 1 1/2 cup farro
- 2 1/4 cup water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Add the water and farro to the Instant Pot bowl.
- Add the lid, and place the vent to the sealing position.
- Set the manual high pressure for 7 minutes.
- When the time is up, let's release until L07 is displayed, then do a quick release.
- Plate, serve and enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 126Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 536mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 4gSugar: 3gProtein: 5g
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