Bob's Red Mill, Organic Farro, 24 oz (680 g)
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- To Your Good Health...Bob Moore
- The Traditional Grain of the Mediterranean
- USDA Organic
- Certified Organic by QAI
Take a culinary voyage to the Mediterranean with farro, a hearty grain that was a mainstay of the daily diet in ancient Rome. Farro has a nutty flavor and chewy texture perfect for stews, salads and more.
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. Use farro in stews, casseroles and salads.
Direct Method: Rinse 1 cup farro. Place in a pot and add 3 cups water or stock (should cover the grains). Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 30 minutes. Drain off any excess liquid.
Pre-Soak Method: Cover 1 cup farro with water and soak in the refrigerator overnight, then drain. Place in a pot and add 3 cups water or stock (enough to cover the grains). Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain excess liquid.
Makes 4 servings (about 2 cups).
Keeps best refrigerated or frozen
Organic farro (wheat)
Manufactured in a facility that uses tree nuts, soy, wheat and milk.
|Serving Size: 1/4 cup (52 g) dry|
|Servings Per Container: About 13|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||15|
|Total Fat||1.5 g||2%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||37 g||12%|
|Dietary Fiber||7 g||28%|
|*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|
|Total Fat||Less Than||65 g||80 g|
|Sat. Fat||Less Than||20 g||25 g|
|Cholesterol||Less Than||300 mg||300 mg|
|Sodium||Less Than||2,400 mg||2,400 mg|
|Total Carb.||300 g||375 g|
|Dietary Fiber||25 g||30 g|
Good quality grains. I just tossed one full cup to 3 cups of water (enough of only one person) into my rice cooker and then added some pork cubes and vegetables to accompany it like I would with a rice dish and it tasted great. Pepper and salt after the rice is cooked for serving. It is much fuller than rice but is more compact and does not fluff up as much on volume. The slight soft half crunchy taste is appetising. Will definitely order more once both my packets are consumed. Remember this is not rice. One cup of rice usually serves 2 person. One cup Farro is only enough for one unless you feast like a mouse. So remember the 2x ratio reference to preparing rice when you use Farro.